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Noun1.Ligustrum - genus of Old World shrubs: privet
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
privet - any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries; many used for hedges
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Ligustrum Ovalifolium is the Latin name for which shrub?
Other plants you can use which will give you the same feel include Ligustrum jonandrum, the very small-leaved privet, or bay, or lavender if you want flower on there too, to juxtapose the formal with the informal (but make sure the lavender is sourced from the UK).
Cuttings were collected from the green belt of Zhejiang University (120.1200[degrees]E, 30.1600[degrees]N), Hang-zhou, People's Republic of China, from May to Jul 2016, and consisted of 6 flowering plants: Ligustrum quihoui Carriere (Oleaceae), Abelia grandiflora (Rovelli ex Andre) Rehder (Caprifoliaceae), Pittosporum to-bira (Murray) Aiton fil.
Batista e Biondi (2009) encontraram teor de umidade ([]) de 169% para folhas de Ligustrum lucidum, considerando-a de baixa inflamabilidade e indicada para barreiras verdes no Brasil.
Los chinches (n = 234) fueron condicionados en recipientes plasticos, alimentados con vainas de soja (Glycine max L.) (Fabaceae), frijol inmaduro (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) (Fabaceae) y frutos de ligustro (Ligustrum lucidum L.) (Oleaceae) de acuerdo con el metodo propuesto por Correa-Ferreira (1985).
During December 2011-December 2012, for logistic and security reasons, trapping was concentrated in lowlands, salty grasslands, and highlands containing Ligustrum spp.
Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense), imported in 1852, is an ornamental landscape plant that's become naturalized.
Year observed Scicnlific name Common name 2003 2016 Rank Ailanthus altissima Tree-of-heaven x x high Alliaria petiolata Garlic mustard x x high Berberis thunbergii Japanese barberry x high Celastrus orbiculata Oriental bittersweet x x high Euonymus fortunei Wintercreeper x x high Ligustrum obtusifolium Border privet x x high Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle x high Lonicera maackii Amur honeysuckle x x high Ranunculus ficaria Lesser celandine x x caution Rhodotypos scandens Jetbead x x caution Rosa multiflora Japanese rose x high Table 4.--Invasive species present in herb-layer sample plots.
The identified shrubs and bushes were Rosa subsp., Juniperus horizantalis, Cotaneaster frigidus 'Comubia', Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpureum', Forsythia intermedia, Ligustrum japonicum, Callistemon citrinus, Yucca filamentosa, Pittosporum tobira 'Nana', Euonymus japonica.
Every plant here--including the frondlike foliage of Mahonia 'Soft Caress' (far left), lime green leaves of Ligustrum 'Sunshine' (left corner), and the yellow-flowered Lydia Tecoma (top)--are members of the Sunset Western Garden Collection (sunset-western