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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Oleaceae
Tribus: Oleeae
Subtribus: Oleinae
Genus: Olea
Subgenus: O. subg. Tetrapilus
Species: Olea brachiata

Olea brachiata (Lour.) Merr.

Lignaam Agric. Rev. 2:127. 1925
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Olea brachiata grows as a shrub or small tree up to 10 metres (30 ft) tall, with a stem diameter of up to 5 centimetres (2 in). The twigs are pale brown. The flowers are dull white. Fruit ripens to purple-black. The specific epithet brachiata is from the Latin meaning "branched", referring to the decussate inflorescence.[2] O. brachiata is native to China, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and, Indonesia.[2][3]


"Olea brachiata". The Plant List. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
Kiew, Ruth (April 2002). "Olea brachiata (Lour.) Merr.". In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. (eds.). Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 4. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. p. 164. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
"Olea brachiata". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 13 September 2013.

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