Helwingia japonica F.G. Dietr.
Cornaceae
Helwingia japonica (19208 Bytes)
Deciduous small shrub. Leaves 3 to 6 cm long, strong dentaded, dark green. Petioles and young twigs reddish. Green flowers appear on the upper surface of the leaf. A fusion of the midrib, pedicel and petiole.

Home: South Chile

Other views: Leave, Flower

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Helwingia japonica by Plants for a future database

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