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Pakistan | Family List | Caprifoliaceae | Viburnum

6. Viburnum tinus L., Sp. Pl. 267. 1753. Parker, l.c.; R. R. Stewart, l.c.


Evergreen large shrub or small tree, up to 3 m tall. Leaves leathery, shiny, dark , green above and hairy glandular on undersurface, ovate, elliptic, margin entire. Flowers white, in dense, flat clusters, fragrant. Corolla tubular, lobes rounded, spreading; stamens and style exserted. Drupe globose, bluish-black.

Type: Habitat in Portugal, Spain, Italy.

Distribution: A native of Mediterranean region. Parker (l.c.) records it as cultivated in Abbottabad but I have not seen any specimens.


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