Schefflera odorata

COMMON NAME

Dwarf Umbrella tree

TYPE

​Shrub

FAMILY

Araliaceae

NOTES

An evergreen shrub or small tree that grows in tropical climates to 10-25' tall on upright stems clad with glossy, slender-stalked, compound, palmate, evergreen leaves. Each leaf has 7-9 obovate-oblong to elliptic leaflets (to 4-6" long) arranged in a circle on leafstalks to 6" long. Tiny red flowers in compound panicles bloom in summer.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

E. Asia - southern China, Taiwan

NATIVE HABITAT

Along stream banks, wet forests, sometimes epiphytic

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Schefflera odorata