Buxus sempervirens L., Sp. Pl. 983 1753. (syn: Buxus angustifolia Mill.; Buxus arborescens Mill.; Buxus argentea hort. ex Steud.; Buxus aurea hort. ex Steud.; Buxus caucasica hort. ex K.Koch; Buxus colchica Pojark.; Buxus crispa hort. ex K.Koch; Buxus cucullata hort. ex K.Koch; Buxus elegantissima hort. ex K.Koch; Buxus fruticosa Borkh.; Buxus handsworthii hort. ex K.Koch; Buxus hyrcana Pojark.; Buxus macrophylla Hort. ex Dippel; Buxus marginata hort. ex Steud.; Buxus mucronata hort. ex Baill.; Buxus myrtifolia Lam.; Buxus nana hort.; Buxus rosmarinifolia hort. ex Baill.; Buxus salicifolia hort. ex K.Koch; Buxus sempervirens var. angustifolia Loudon; Buxus sempervirens subsp. hyrcana (Pojark.) Takht.; Buxus suffruticosa Mill.; Buxus tenuifolia hort. ex Baill.; Buxus variegata hort. ex Steud.; Buxus vulgaris Bubani);           

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Euphorbiaceae Fortnight: Buxus Wallichiana Baill. from Kashmir-Gs-5 : Attachments (3). 8 posts by 5 authors.

Buxus wallichiana Baill., Monogr.Bux. et Styloc. 63. 1859
Small evergreen shrub or tree with lanceolate to oblanceolate up to 6 cm long leaves with conspicous veins, green above, whitish beneath; Flowers small in 6-8 mm long racemes with a terminal female flower surrounded by very closely arranged male flowers; sepals oblong, 2-3 mm long, bilobed at apex; capsule ovoid, walnut brown, 6- 10 mm long, 5-6 mm in diam. with 2 divergent 2-3 mm long horns.
Photographed from Kashmir University Botanical Garden and Iqbal Garden Srinagar Kashmir.

Beautiful plant Sir, I think it is grown as a border plant.

Yes … Usually trimmed less than 80 cm tall

It is Buxus wallichiana.

Beautiful uploads, Sir. Leaves in these samples are quite different from the ones occuring in my area.

Thanks, …, for pointing out.

It certainly looks different from other images at Buxus wallichiana Baill.  
May be Buxus sempervirens L. as reported in BSI Flora of India (and as initially pointed out by …) and as per



Buxus sempervirens ATMAR19/01 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 1 Mb. 
Buxus sempervirens

21 March 2019

love it, esp the flowers and leaf margins

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so you had to lie on the grass to get the stem picture I think. that tiny trunk such furrowed chunky bark, is a wonder. thanks for sharing. you are generous