Taxon  Report   11213    
Ligustrum sinense  Lour.
Chinese privet
Ligustrum sinense
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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Ligustrum sinense
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Ligustrum sinense
© 2009 Barry Rice
Ligustrum sinense, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Ligustrum sinense
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Ligustrum
Communities: escaped cultivar


Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ligustrum microcarpum
PLANTS: Ligustrum villosum
More information about  Ligustrum sinense
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).