Olea europaea L.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (OLIVE or JASMINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oleaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Olea europaea L.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Key identification features : Leaves elliptic-oblong or lanceolate, silvery lepidote beneath. Flowers white, fragrant, in short panicles. Drupes subglobose or ovoid
  • Native : Asia minor and Greece
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Olea europaea. Downloaded on 16 September 2019.

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