|Etymology||Genus||From Greek, osme (scent) & xylon (wood)|
|Species||Linear; likely referring to the leaves|
|Synonyms||Boerlagiodendron lineare Merr.|
|Common Names||Green Aralia, Miagos Bush|
|Status||Exotic: Cultivated Only|
The Green Aralia is found to have a high nitrate removal of 66%, making it a suitable candidate for phytoremediation (Hunt, 2014).
I have observed the Asian Glossary Starling feeding on the fruits, though it does not appear to have been spread out of cultivation yet.
Cultivated shrub of Green Aralia
Leaves which split into linear strands.
White unripe fruits to purple ripe ones.
Hunt WF, Lord B, Loh B, Sia A. (2014) Selection of Plants that Demonstrated Nitrate Removal Characteristics. In: Plant Selection for Bioretention Systems and Stormwater Treatment Practices. Springer, Singapore. 57 pp.