DAPHNIPHYLLUM(Greek, literally a laurel-leaf). Euphorbillvew. A genus of oriental trees, perhaps 15 species. The following species are very rare in cultiva tion, and are obtained through dealers in Japanese
plants. The genus has no near allies of horticultural value. Tropical glabrous trees: lvs. alternate, entire. stalked, leathery, usually narrow, feather-veined 2 ra
cemes axillary, short: bracts minute or none: fls.
stalked, dioscious, without petals: fr. an olive-shaped