Holly

Osmanthus heterophyllus

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  • Flower name
    Holly
  • Scientific name
    Osmanthus heterophyllus
  • Aliasホーリー・オリーブ, Holly olive, False holly, 柊
  • Place of originEurope
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonNovember, December
  • Language of flowersBetter part of Valor

What is Holly

Holly , scientific name:Osmanthus heterophyllus , is small evergreen shrub of the Oleaceae Osmanthus genus native to Europe. Margin is serrated, leaves are thorns away. Small white 4-petaled flowers that bloom in winter. Consists of flowers after Brown spherical fruit. Setsubun, small fish such as sardines Holly a decorating area. Differs from Western Holly alias, also called olive Holly is used as a christmas tree.

Generic name: Holly, scientific name heterophyllus, aka: False holly, Habitat: East Japan South-Kyushu, Okinawa ,,: Lowland forests, living type: Evergreen small trees, height: 200 cm, flower, white, petal number: 4 pieces, flowering time: from November to December, flower diameter: 0.5cm, fruit color: black, fruit season: next year May to June, fruit length:1.5cm, applications: trees, hedges.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Oleaceae
  • Genus
    Osmanthus
  • Species
    O. heterophyllus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typeSmall Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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