Osmanthus americana Benth. & Hook. f. Oleaceae. AMERICAN
OLIVE. DEVIL WOOD.
Carolinas and southward.
The fruit is eatable according to Pursh. The
fruit is of no value according to Vasey.
O. fragrans Lour. FRAGRANT OLIVE.
Himalayan region, China and Japan.
The scented flowers are used for
flavoring teas in China and Japan.
Osteomeles anthyllidifolia Lindl. Rosaceae.
Islands of the Pacific and China.
The fruit is said to be white and sweet.
Osyris arborea Wall. Santalaceae.
In Kumaun, the leaves are used as a substitute for tea.