Ligustrum lucidum Aiton

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Ligustrum lucidum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Rest Camp Restaurant, Chelinda Camp, Nyika National Park.

Ligustrum lucidum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Rest Camp Restaurant, Chelinda Camp, Nyika National Park.

Ligustrum lucidum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Rest Camp Restaurant, Chelinda Camp, Nyika National Park.

Ligustrum lucidum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Rest Camp Restaurant, Chelinda Camp, Nyika National Park.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Chinese liguster (English) Glossy privet (English) Wax-leaved privet (English)
Description: Evergreen shrub or small tree, introduced as an ornamental hedge. Leaves dark, glossy green, oblong. Flowers in large terminal panicles, white, heavily scented. Fruits in large clusters of shiny black berries.
Notes: The fruits and leaves are poisonous.
Derivation of specific name: lucidum: shining, glossy
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to China and Korea.
Growth form(s): Tree.
Insects associated with this species: Oedicentra albipennis (Larval foodplant)
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Content last updated: Sunday 12 May 2019
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 267.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Ligustrum lucidum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Ligustrum lucidum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ligustrum lucidum
African Plant Database: Ligustrum lucidum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ligustrum lucidum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ligustrum lucidum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ligustrum lucidum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ligustrum lucidum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ligustrum lucidum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ligustrum lucidum
iNaturalist: Ligustrum lucidum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ligustrum lucidum
JSTOR Plant Science: Ligustrum lucidum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ligustrum lucidum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ligustrum lucidum
Plants of the World Online: Ligustrum lucidum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ligustrum lucidum
Tropicos: Ligustrum lucidum
Wikipedia: Ligustrum lucidum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ligustrum lucidum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=144180, retrieved 12 December 2019

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