Ligustrum lucidum W.T.Aiton
  • Hortus Kew.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ligustrum lucidum W.T.Aiton. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000816294. Accessed on: 07 Jul 2020'

General Information

Shrubs or trees to 25 m, evergreen or deciduous, glabrous. Branchlets terete. Petiole 1-3 cm; leaf blade ovate to sometimes broadly elliptic or elliptic to lanceolate, 6-17 × 3-8 cm, leathery or papery, base rounded or sometimes attenuate, apex acute to acuminate or sometimes obtuse; primary veins 4-11 on each side of midrib, slightly raised or obscure. Panicles terminal, 8-20 × 8-25 cm; rachis angular in fruit. Flowers sessile or nearly so. Calyx 1.5-2 mm. Corolla 4-5 mm; tube ca. as long as lobes. Stamens approaching apex of corolla lobes; anthers 1-1.5 mm. Fruit deep blue-black, ripening red-black, reniform or nearly so, 7-10 × 4-6 mm. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Jul-May.

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    1. Ligustrum lucidum W.T. Aiton, Hort. Kew. ed. 2, 1: 19 (1810). Holotipo: Cultivado, Anon. (BM!). Ilustr.: Standley y Williams, Fieldiana, Bot. 24(8): 272, t. 74 (1969).

    Por P.S Green.

    Arbustos o árboles pequeños hasta 15 m, perennifolios, glabros por completo. Hojas (4-)6-10(-14) × (2.5-)3.5-4.5 (-6) cm, ovadas a elípticas, coriáceas, la base redondeada o un poco obtusa, cortamente atenuada en el pecíolo, los márgenes enteros, el ápice agudo-acuminado; nervaduras primarias las únicas visibles; pecíolos (0.7-)1-1.5 cm. Inflorescencia 10-20 cm, multiflora, anchamente piramidal. Cáliz c. 1.5 mm, con 4 dientes muy poco profundos. Corola blanco-verdosa; tubo 2-3 mm; lobos c. 2 mm, algo ovados, escasamente cuculados, reflexos en la antesis. Estambres exertos; filamentos c. 3 mm; anteras c. 1 mm, elipsoideas. Ovario c. 0.5 mm, algo obcónico; estilo 1.5-2 mm, con 2 áreas estigmáticas alargadas c. 0.75 mm. Baya 5-9 mm, elipsoidea, escasamente oblicua, negro-azulosa y pruinosa cuando madura. Cultivada y a veces naturalizada. Ch ( Breedlove 14654, DS); QR ( Cabrera y Cabrera 2848, MO); G ( Standley 64294, F); H ( Rodríguez 3607, MEXU); ES ( Carlson 618, F); CR ( Croat 609, MO). (100-)900-2200 m. (Nativa de O. y S. China; introducida y ampliamente naturalizada en los trópicos.)

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    Morphology

    Large, evergreen shrub, 4.5-6.0 m high. Leaves simple, petiolate; blade leathery, glossy, dark green, ovate, 35-100 mm long, apex acuminate, margins entire. Flowers: many, in terminal panicles; corolla 3-5 mm long, dull yellow; Oct.-Feb. Fruit a black, shiny berry.

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    Habitat

    Vredefort Dome Savanna; Mesic Grassland. Spreading along roadsides and watercourses.

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    Distribution

    Native to eastern Asia.

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    Oleaceae
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