Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (5): 1179-1180.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0271

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A New Osmanthus fragrans Cultivar‘Luocai 16’

LI Dongze1, LUO Fangliang2, FENG Yuanyuan1, ZHANG Lu1, HU Shaoqing1, CUI Qi1,*()   

  1. 1Department of Landscape Architecture,School of Civil Engineering and Architecture,Zhejiang Sci-Tech University,Hangzhou 310018,China
    2Baiguo Village,Baishou Town,Yongfu County,Guilin City,Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region,Guilin,Guangxi 541800,China
  • Received:2022-03-25 Revised:2022-04-20 Online:2022-05-25 Published:2022-05-25
  • Contact: CUI Qi


‘Luocai 16’is a color-leaf cultivar selected from superior individuals of Osmanthus fragrans in Yongfu County,Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The color of its leaves changes greatly. The young leaves gradually change color from orange-yellow to golden yellow,then turn to light yellow,while mature leaves are green. The twigs are light purple and petioles are dark purple. So,this cultivar has extremely high ornamental value.

Key words: Osmanthus fragrans, color-leaf, cultivar

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