Struthiola ovata Thunb.


Family: Thymelaeaceae

Genus: Struthiola

Description: 

Struthiola with egg-shaped, smooth leaves; branches smooth and wrinkled. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Prodr. Pl. Cap. 1: 76 in 1794.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 119 in 1800. This species of Struthiola is described by Thunberg, in his Prodromus, under the specific title it here bears, and was first introduced to us in the year 1794, in seeds received from the Cape of Good Hope, by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy, Hammersmith...

Synonym of Struthiola myrsinites Lam.


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