Viburnum tinus L.

Common name

English: Laurustinus

German: Lorbeerblättriger Schneeball

Portuguese: Folhado-comum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Dipsacales (30)

        Family: Adoxaceae (4) (family description)

          Genus: Viburnum (4)

           Epithet: tinus L. (1)

tinus => 'tenth born' inferring 'late arrival', an ancient latin name of V. tinus for blooming so late in the year

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Viburnum tinus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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