Osmanthus

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Noun1.Osmanthus - widely distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or trees of southern United States and Middle East and China and Japan
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
American olive, devilwood, Osmanthus americanus - small tree of southern United States having panicles of dull white flowers followed by dark purple fruits
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Osmanthus x burkwoodii This dense, slow-growing, large evergreen shrub with pretty dark green, ovate leaves, 2.5-5cm in length, offers the added bonus of clusters of small, highly-scented white flowers in spring, occasionally followed by a few black fruits in autumn.
Osmanthus x burkwoodii. Its name is a bit of a mouthful but Osmanthus x burkwoodii - sometimes called burkwood osmanthus - is an attractive evergreen shrub featuring glossy green leaves and clusters of small, sweetly scented white flowers that appear from April to May.