Cyrilla L.

Commemorating Dominico Cyrillo, 18th century Italian physician and professor of botany at Naples.

Shrub or small tree. Leaves alternate, simple, entire. Flowers small and white in long clusters on the old season's wood. Fruit yellow, dry capsule.

Seed or cuttings.

1 species from N America, W Indies, N South America.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Cyrillaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Cyrillaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Cyrilla racemiflora L.