wax-leaf privet

Ligustrum japonicum

  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • wax-leaf privet
  • Flower name
    wax-leaf privet
  • Scientific name
    Ligustrum japonicum
  • AliasLigustrum japonicum, 鼠黐, wax-leaf privet, apanese privet
  • Place of originJapan, Taiwan
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is wax-leaf privet

Wax-leaf privet, scientific name:Ligustrum japonicum, is an evergreen small trees of the Ligustrum genus ,the Oleaceae department native to Taiwan and Japan. In summer, small, white 4-petaled flowers bloom. Small dark berries, such as rat droppings fall, have made. In the cortex a shiny oval leaves are, the opposite. This species is similar, Ligustrum lucidum (Tang rat doing).

Common name:Wax-leaf privet, scientific name: Ligustrum japonicum , origin: Japan and Taiwan, environment: tropical, tree:2 - 5 m, leaf color: green, leaf margin: entire margin,Flowering period: from May to June, flower color: white, corolla length:0.5-0.6 cm, set flowers lenght: 7-15 cm, fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit shape: oval, fruiting period: October-December, fruit shape: oval-shaped.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Oleaceae
  • Genus
    Ligustrum
  • Species
    L. japonicum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen small trees
  • Flower colors White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.6 cm

Random flowers