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Buxus sempervirens L.
BOX
Common box; Boxwood

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Buxus sempervirens
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Buxus sempervirens

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Buxus sempervirens
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Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf arrangement
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Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf arrangement

Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, plant
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Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, plant
Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf arrangement
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Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf arrangement

Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf upper
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Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf upper
Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf under
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Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf under

Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf arrangement
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Buxus sempervirens, Boxwood, leaf arrangement
Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, plant
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Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, plant

Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, branching
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Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, branching
Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, leaf bud
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Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, leaf bud

Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, leaf under
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Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, leaf under
Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, stem
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Buxus sempervirens, Variegatus, Variegated boxwood, stem

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma conidiogena @ BPI (1)

Phoma phacidioides @ BPI (3)

Phoma stictica @ BPI (7)

Phoma @ BPI (2)
Aphelinidae  Aphytis aonidiae @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (1)
Aytoniaceae  Asterella olivacea @ BPI (1)
Bionectriaceae  Bionectria coronata @ BPI (1)

Bionectria levigata @ 748344A (1); BPI (1)

Clonostachys levigata @ 748344B (1)

Nectriella coronata @ BPI (1)
Boliniaceae  Camarops tubulina @ BPI (1)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia buxi @ BPI (1)

Dothiorella candollei @ BPI (4)

Guignardia buxi @ BPI (1)

Macrophoma candollei @ 360100A (1); BPI (81); 360124B (1); 360124A (1)

Macrophoma mirbelii @ BPI (2)

Macrophoma stictica @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta auerswaldii @ 351058B (1); BPI (6); 351058A (1)

Phyllosticta limbalis @ 353124B (1); BPI (3); 353124A (1)

Phyllosticta sphingina @ 355078A (1); 355078B (1)

Phyllosticta @ BPI (3)

Sphaeropsis candollei @ BPI (1)

Sphaeropsis mirbelii @ BPI (1)
Chionosphaeraceae  Stilbum @ BPI (1)
Chlamydomonadaceae  Sphaerella patouillardii @ BPI (3)
Corticiaceae  Corticium incarnatum @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Gloeosporium louisiae @ BPI (6)

Gloeosporium pachybasium @ BPI (4)

Gloeosporium @ BPI (1)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe eres @ BPI (1)

Diaporthe retecta @ BPI (1)

Diaporthe sarothamni @ BPI (1)

Phomopsis stictica @ BPI (3)
Diaspididae  Dynaspidiotus britannicus @ CSCA_TCN (3)

Parlatoria oleae @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Dothideaceae  Dothidea puccinioides @ BPI (1)

Systremma puccinioides @ BPI (1)
Dothioraceae  Metasphaeria papulosa @ BPI (1)
Ganodermataceae  Ganoderma lucidum @ BPI (1)
Gnomoniaceae  Laestadia buxi @ BPI (4)
Hymenochaetaceae  Hymenochaete corrugata @ BPI (1)
Hyponectriaceae  Hyponectria buxi @ BPI (13)
Microthyriaceae  Microthyrium macrosporum @ BPI (1)

Microthyrium microscopicum @ BPI (3)
Miridae  Acratheus punctiger @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Mycosphaerella limbalis @ BPI (3)

Mycosphaerella patouillardii @ BPI (5)

Septoria negundinis @ 382153A (1); 382153B (1)
Nectriaceae  Fusarium buxicola @ BPI (1)

Fusarium fuckelii @ BPI (1)

Fusarium roseum @ BPI (1)

Fusidium buxi @ BPI (3)

Nectria buxi @ BPI (1)

Nectria cyanostoma @ BPI (1)

Nectria desmazieri @ BPI (8)

Nectria desmazierii @ BPI (2)

Nectria rousseliana @ BPI (1)

Nectria veuillotiana @ BPI (1)

Nectria @ BPI (1)

Pseudonectria coronata @ BPI (2)

Pseudonectria rousseliana @ 629723A (1); 610699B (1); 629723B (1); 629724A (1); 629724B (1); 610699A (1); BPI (6)

Tubercularia versicolor @ BPI (1)

Volutella buxi @ 451026B (1); 451026A (1); 451028A (1); 451033B (1); 451028B (1); BPI (31); 360100B (1); 451033A (1); 451034B (1); 451034A (1)
Patellariaceae  Rhytidhysteron hysterinum @ BPI (2)

Tryblidiella rufula @ BPI (1)
Peniophoraceae  Peniophora proxima @ BPI (4)

Peniophora sambuci @ BPI (1)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Leptosphaeria buxina @ BPI (1)

Stagonospora arcus @ 374714B (1); 374714A (1)
Plectosphaerellaceae  Verticillium buxi @ 414339B (1); BPI (14); 414339A (1)
Pleosporaceae  Epicoccum purpurascens @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Poria contigua @ BPI (1)

Poria corticola @ BPI (1)

Poria friesiana @ BPI (1)

Poria punctata @ BPI (2)

Poria umbrina @ BPI (1)
Pseudococcidae  Rhizoecus falcifer @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Psyllidae  Psylla buxi @ CSCA_TCN (5)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia buxi @ BPI (70); 051986A (1); 051986B (1)
Triblidiaceae  Triblidium hysterinum @ BPI (2)
Trichocomaceae  Penicillium roseum @ BPI (2)
Valsaceae  Cytospora buxi @ BPI (1)
Xylariaceae  Nummularia lutea @ BPI (5)

Rosellinia buxi @ BPI (4)
_  Ascochyta buxina @ BPI (3)

Ascochyta limbalis @ BPI (1)

Chaetostroma buxi @ BPI (2)

Cyanonectria cyanostoma @ BPI (4)

Kirschsteiniella inaequalis @ BPI (1)

Lisea buxi @ BPI (2)

Sarcophoma miribelii @ BPI (1)

Sclerophoma confusa @ BPI (3)

Sclerophoma miribelii @ BPI (1)

Stilbella @ BPI (1)

Zythia hispalensis @ 389207B (1); 389207A (1); BPI (1); 389207C (1)

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Buxus sempervirens L.
common box

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General Information
Symbol: BUSE2
Group: Dicot
Family: Buxaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : L48   I
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Euphorbiales
Family Buxaceae – Boxwood family
Genus Buxus L. – boxwood
Species Buxus sempervirens L. – common box

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Food

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Cover

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Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
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© 2008 Luigi Rignanese

Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
ID: 0000 0000 0208 1922 [detail]
© 2008 Luigi Rignanese

Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
Box-tree
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© 2007 Fran├žois Meignant

Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
Box-tree
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© 2007 Fran├žois Meignant

Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
Boj
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© 2007 Luisa Arana Navaridas

Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
Boj
(shown with Pinus sylvestris )
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© 2007 Luisa Arana Navaridas

Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
ID: 0000 0000 0117 1946 [detail]
© 2017 Zoya Akulova

Buxus sempervirens
Buxus sempervirens
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© 2017 Zoya Akulova

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