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Key to Ligustrum

View taxon page for Ligustrum

(For a list of species in Ligustrum, use the above link.)

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1. Anthers ± acute at tip, 2–4 mm; style not exserted from tube; corolla tube 2–3 × (± >) lobes; petiole 3–10 mm ..... L. ovalifolium

1' Anthers ± obtuse at tip, 1–2 mm; style exserted from tube; corolla tube ± < to ± > lobes; petiole 5–20 mm

2. Plant < 3 m; leaf 4–8(10) cm; petiole 5–12 mm; blade ovate-elliptic to obovate; corolla tube ± >= lobes ..... L. japonicum

2' Plant < 10 m; leaf 6–10(12) cm, petiole 10–20 mm, blade ± widely ovate; corolla tube ± <= lobes ..... L. lucidum


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