Pot Size: 5 litre
Description: An evergreen shrub to small tree in the wild, collected from Y Ty on the north Vietnamese border with southern China, 4 m tall where we found this collection. With dark grey branches, slightly hairy when young. Clothed in narrowly elliptic, oblong-lanceolate, leaves 12.5 × 2.5 cm, leathery dark shiny green and glabrous, base acutely angled to the short petioles, apex acuminate sometimes with long acumen. Inflorescences terminal or sometimes opposite a leaf, single-flowered, the flowers 3 cm across. Petals greenish to yellow with a purple base, followed by up to 20 ellipsoid to cylindric-ellipsoid dark purple fruit in an orbicular cluster on long peduncles. Flowering from March to November in the wild.
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