Premna microphylla Turcz.
Premna japonica Miq. - Premna formosana Maxim. - Premna microphylla Turcz. var. glabra Nakai
Verbenaceae
Premna microphylla (32925 octets)
Deciduous shrub, of slow growth in Europe, much branched, becoming a small tree in its habitat. Branchlets gray-brown. Leaves opposite, very variable in shape, ovate, elliptic or obovate, margin entire or lobed to serrulate on the upper half. Inflorescences in terminal panicles. Small tubular yellow flowers 8-10 mm long with a purplish spot in the throat. Fruit globose dark purple.

Home: China, Taiwan, Japan

Other views: Fruits, Flowers

Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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