|Ternstroemia japonica Thunb.|
|T. gymnanthera (Wight & Arn.) Sprague|
Small to medium, evergreen shrub with thick, leathery, obovate leaves. Leave base attenuate, leave tips emarginate, 7 cm long and 3 cm wide in clusters at the end of the shoots, dull-green above, paler beneath, reddish petioles. Flowers with creamy-white petals in leaf axils, 1.5 cm wide, appear in July.
Home: Japan, Korea, China
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Author: Rainer Oberle
Ethnobotanical aspects of Ternstroemia japonica by Plants for a future database
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