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Osmanthus, genus Osmanthus(noun)
widely distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or trees of southern United States and Middle East and China and Japan
Any of several widely distributed evergreen flowering plants, of the genus Osmanthus.
Osmanthus is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae, mostly native to the warm temperate zone, from the Caucasus east to Japan, with one species occurring in the southeastern United States, from Texas to Virginia. It is sometimes included in Nestegis. Osmanthus range in size from shrubs to small trees, 2–12 m tall. The leaves are opposite, evergreen, and simple, with an entire, serrated or coarsely toothed margin. The flowers are produced in spring, summer or autumn, each flower being about 1 cm long, white, with a four-lobed tubular-based corolla. The flowers grow in small panicles, and in several species have a strong fragrance. The fruit is a small, hard-skinned dark blue to purple drupe containing a single seed. ⁕Osmanthus americanus - Devilwood Osmanthus or Devilwood ⁕Osmanthus armatus ⁕Osmanthus decorus - Caucasian Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus delavayi - Delavay's Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus fragrans - Sweet Osmanthus, Sweet Olive, Fragrant Tea Olive ⁕Osmanthus heterophyllus - Chinese Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus serrulatus ⁕Osmanthus suavis ⁕Osmanthus yunnanensis - Yunnan Osmanthus ⁕Osmanthus × burkwoodii
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