Border privet/ Ibotanoki

Border privet/ イボタノキ
Border privet/ イボタノキ

学名/ Botanical  name : Ligustrum obtusifolium

シノニム/ Synonym : Ligustrum amurense 

英名/ English name : Border privet

別名/ Alternative English name: Amur privet

日本名/ Japanese name: イボタノキ 水蝋樹・疣取木

イタリア語名/Italian name: ligustro di confine

原産地/ Original : Japan, Korea, northeastern China 



Ligustrum obtusifoliumis a deciduous shrub growing to 3 metres tall. In early summer, white tubular flowers that resemble flower of tea olive (Osmanthus fragrans) can be seen densely on the tips of branches and bloom. It is a plant of the Oleaceae family and has a little fragrance on the flowers. Ligustrum wax secreted by insects on the bark is said to be used for Japanese candles and for the care of swords.


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