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Daphne oleoides (Daphne oleoides)


“Pet poisonous” – Toxic parts: bark, berries, leaves Daphne oleoides is a shrub of the family Thymelaeaceae. It is native to the southern Europe, northern Africa, and Asia Minor. The shrub is evergreen, and grows up to 60 cm tall. Its branches grow upright. Its flowers are white, with a purplish outside and it bears orange fruits. It is often found on calcareous rocks and rocky slopes at altitudes of 1700 to 2300 m.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Daphne