Bushes or small trees with simple, smooth-edged leaves. There are often tiny scales or hairs on the leaf undersurface, twigs and fruit. The small flowers are single or in clusters at the leaf bases and have a tubular, 4-lobed corolla-like calyx but no petals. Fruit is small drupe (fleshy with a hard central core containing 1 seed).

Tree This family contains trees.

Olive, AutumnSpecies is a Tree Eleagnus umbellata