Viburnum suspensum Lindl. APNI*
Description: Evergreen bushy shrub to 2 m high, branches with conspicuous lenticels and appearing warty; branchlets, petioles and inflorescences stellate-pubescent.
Leaves ovate to ovate-oblong or elliptic, 3–8 cm long, 2–4 cm wide, apex acute to ± obtuse, base cuneate to rounded, margins usually crenate-toothed towards apex, both surfaces glabrous, upper surface shining and dark green, lower surface paler; petiole 3–10 mm long.
Panicles dense, 3–5 cm diam. Calyx teeth c. 1 mm long. Corolla c. 10 mm long, white or sometimes tinged pink; tube twice as long as limb.
Drupe ± globose to ellipsoid, 6–8 mm long, red.
Distribution and occurrence: Cultivated as an ornamental, rarely naturalized in Sydney region. Native of Japan.
NSW subdivisions: *CC
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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