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Ligustrum lucidum

Troène de Chine
Chinese Privet

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

2.5-5 mm

Flowering months

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

10 m

Description

Native to the southern half of China. The Latin name ‘lucidum’ means bright or shiny, referring to the leaves.

Planted in parks, gardens and roadsides.

Flowers

Flowers borne in dense panicles up to 20 cm long.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, glossy, dark green, opposite, 6-17 cm long, 3-8 cm wide.

Fruits Seeds

Drupe: blue-black when ripe, 8-12 mm long.

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