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Leucothoe_(plant)

Leucothoe (plant)

Leucothoe is a genus of about 45 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, native to Asia, the Americas and Madagascar. Common names include

They are shrubs growing to 1-3 m tall, either deciduous or evergreen depending on species. The leaves are alternate, oblong-lanceolate, 2-15 cm long. The flowers are produced in racemes 3-15 cm long, each flower bell-shaped, 4-20 mm long, white or occasionally pink.Selected species

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