Distribution: Introduced ornamental, occasionally escaping west of the Cascades in Washington.
Habitat: Waste areas.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Tall, evergreen shrub with green twigs and alternate leaves.
Leaves leathery, large, up to 20 cm. long and 6 cm. broad, oval and pointed
Inflorescence a many-flowered, erect, loose raceme; flowers white, about 1 cm. wide; stamens 20-30; pistil 1.