Ligustrum vulgare L.
  • Sp. Pl. : 7 (1753)
  • Pribhéad

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Ligustrum vulgare L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 30 May 2023'

General Information

Much branched shrub to 5 m, with dark green, elliptic to ovate, long-persistent but eventually deciduous lvs commonly 2–4 cm; cor-tube wide, almost campanulate, 2.5–3 mm, about as long as the lobes; filaments mostly included or barely exsert; twigs minutely puberulent; 2n=46. Native of Europe; our most commonly cult. and escaped sp. June.

  • Provided by: [B].Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern US and Canada
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    • 4
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    Bis 4 m hoher Strauch. Blätter gegenständig, lanzettlich bis verkehrt-eilanzettlich, 1–2 cm breit, ganzrandig, lederig, kahl, 2–5 cm lang, oft überwinternd, aber spätestens im Frühjahr abfallend. Blüten weiss, in dichten aufrechten Rispen, K

  • Provided by: [A].Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
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    • 3
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    5–7. Waldränder, Gebüsche, in warmen Lagen, kollin(-montan). CH.

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    • 3
    • ]. 

    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    • Introduced distribution
    Found in
    • Europe Middle Europe Hungary
    • Northern Europe Ireland
    Introduced into
    • Southern America Brazil Paraní
    • Santa Catarina
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo

    Nationally Preferred Names


    Other Local Names

    Tor luathfásIrishIE
    Gemeiner LigusterGermanCH
    Troène vulgaireFrenchCH
    Ligustro comuneItalianCH


     Information From

    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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    Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern US and Canada
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    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    The Brazilian Flora Group (2018): Brazilian Flora 2020. Dataset/Checklist:
    • C Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Irish Vernacular Names
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    Dendroflora of Hungary
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    World Flora Online Data. 2021.
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    World Flora Online Consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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