Euonymus lanceolatus, an
evergreen shrub, inhabits broad-leaved forests in hilly regions;
branches extend, crawl on the ground, and rise to 30-70cm in height.
The current and previous year's units are green and smooth without
ridges. Leaves are oblong, 10-15cm long, tips pointed, somewhat
thick, midveins prominent, with fine serrations on margins. Leaf
axils emerge pendent flower stalks on which set one to six
6-10mm-in-diameter 5-petaled black-purple flowers. Bloom time: