Ligustrum L.

4 species in Aust. (1 endemic, 3 naturalized); Qld, NSW, S.A., Tas.

Tall, much branched shrubs or small trees, glabrous or the young branches pubescent. Flowers in terminal panicles, white, small, numerous. Calyx small, 4-toothed. Corolla funnel-shaped with a short tube and 4 spreading lobes. Style short. Fruit drupaceous. Seed solitary.