Viburnum buddleifolium C. H. Wright

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Viburnum buddleifolium' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/viburnum/viburnum-buddleifolium/). Accessed 2020-12-03.

Genus

Glossary

cyme
Branched determinate inflorescence with a flower at the end of each branch. cymose In the form of a cyme.
lanceolate
Lance-shaped; broadest in middle tapering to point.
perfect
(botanical) All parts present and functional. Usually referring to both androecium and gynoecium of a flower.
simple
(of a leaf) Unlobed or undivided.
stellate
Star-shaped.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Viburnum buddleifolium' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/viburnum/viburnum-buddleifolium/). Accessed 2020-12-03.

A deciduous shrub about 6 ft high; the young shoots densely covered with pale, star-like down. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, 3 to 5 in. long, 1 to 2 in. wide, pointed, rounded or slightly heart-shaped at the base, shallowly toothed; upper surface furnished with simple or forked hairs, the lower one felted with pale, stellate down; stalk 14 to 12 in. long. Flowers white, funnel-shaped, 13 in. across, all perfect, produced on a short-stalked, numerously branched cyme, 3 in. across. Fruits oval, 13 in. long, black.

Native of Central China; discovered and introduced by Wilson in 1900. It belongs to the Lantana group, differing from V. lantana in its narrow, oblong leaves. It has no ornamental value.