(also mezereum /-əm/)
A Eurasian shrub with fragrant purplish-red flowers and poisonous red berries, found chiefly in calcareous woodlands.
- Daphne mezereum, family Thymelaeaceae.
- Due to the warmness, we have flowering liverleafs, mezereons etc. in our forests.
- The accompanying scrub consists of Mediterranean mezereons, bush germanders, kermes oaks, sarsaparillas, lentisks, oleanders, strawberry trees, myrtles and junipers.
- Here mezereons grow, and salmon trout comes to spawn.
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