|Ilex integra, an
evergreen tree found in evergreen forests near seacoasts, grow to
6-10m, rarely 30m in height, with smooth gray-white barks. Leaves
are alternate, blades measure 4-7cm long, 2-3cm wide, oblong-shaped,
with pointed tips and bases, and margins are entire in adults and
serrated with young trees. Flowers are dioecious; axils emerge short
branches on top of which set yellow-green flowers in bundles. Male
flowers are together with 2-15 in number, females 1-4. Petals are
four oblong 3mm in length. Sepals are 4, broad-triangular. Drupes,
spherical, about 1cm across, mature in red in November- December.
Bloom time; April.