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Ligustrum retusum

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs evergreen, 2-3 m. Branchlets terete, puberulent, glabrescent. Petiole 1-4 mm, glabrous or puberulent; leaf blade obovate-elliptic to obovate-orbicular, 1-4 × 0.7-2 cm, leathery, glabrous, base cuneate, apex obtuse and retuse; primary veins 3 or 4 on each side of midrib, obscure or slightly raised. Panicles terminal, 3-6 × 2.5-4.5 cm; rachis puberulent. Flowers sessile or short pedicellate. Calyx ca. 1 mm, glabrous. Corolla ca. 4 mm; tube shorter than lobes. Stamens exceeding corolla lobes; anthers ca. 1.2 mm. Fruit subglobose or ellipsoid, 4-5 × ca. 3 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Dec-Apr.

Woods on slopes, near seashore. Hainan [Vietnam]


 

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