Viburnum tinus fresh seeds, Laurustinus, Laurustine, Laurestine, Evergreen shrub seeds, Ornamental plant, Tree seeds (lat. Viburnum tinus).
A large evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean, a species of the genus Viburnum (Viburnum) of the Adoxaceae family. Viburnum tinus is an evergreen highly branching shrub or tree up to 6 m tall. Young twigs are greenish-yellow, then light brown, stiffly pubescent, the buds are also pubescent. The bark of the three-year-old age is cracking, dark brown.
The leaves are opposite, 3-12 cm long and 1-7 cm wide, ovate or lanceolate in shape, usually with a blunted end, with a rounded or wedge-shaped base. The upper surface of the leaf blade is dark green, naked, the lower surface is usually also naked, light green. Petioles up to 2.5 cm long, light green or lilac-brownish.
The flowers are fruit-forming, identical, with a sweet smell, collected at the ends of young branches in dense umbellate naked inflorescences up to 9 cm in diameter with angular light green pedicels. The corolla is white, pinkish on the outside, five-petalled, divided by about half.
The fruits are about 5 mm in diameter, dark blue, then black. The bone is oblong-spherical, five-ribbed.
Viburnum lavrolistnaya is occasionally grown as an ornamental plant.