Viburnum - Laurustinus.
In Saxifraga umbrosa (London-pride) and in the horse-chestnut we meet with a raceme of scorpioid cymes; in sea-pink, a capitulum of contracted scorpioid cymes (often called a glomerulus); in laurustinus, a compound umbel of dichasial cymes; a scorpioid cyme of capitula in Vernonia scorpioides.
Compound Umbel of Dichotomous Cymes,Laurustinus.
There are several varieties of the Laurustinus, one of which, the var. lucidum, has fine large leaves, shining and almost smooth on both sides, and the flowers and flower-trusses also are larger.
It is possibly not quite so hardy as some forms of Laurustinus, and should have a sheltered sunny spot.
Laurustinus can be struck from cuttings.
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