Common name: Olive
Olea europaea subsp. europaea L. APNI*
Description: Leaves mostly 3–7 cm long, 8–10 mm wide, apex without hooked tip, lower surface whitish or silvery.
Distribution and occurrence: Cultivated for its edible fruit; naturalized and can be an invasive weed, in areas from Inverell to Wagga Wagga. Native of N Afr. & Eur.
NSW subdivisions: *NWS, *CWS, *SWS
Other Australian states: *Vic. *S.A.
Text by D. W. Hardin (1992); edited KL Wilson (Nov 2011)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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