Cornus kousa Hance, Cornaceae

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Common name: Kousa.

Voucher: Kostadinov 183, (URV)

Brief description: A shrub or small tree. Leaves are simple, opposite,  elliptic-ovate, pinnately veined, entire, margins are entire. Flowers are sessile, greenish-yellow, with 4 big creamy-white involucres. The infloresence is on a very long stalk Fruits are 2-celled, 2-seeded drupes, pinkish . 

Campus data: Cultivated in one area on campus, about 5 -7 individuals encountered.