Shaped like a lance head; of a narrow oval shape tapering to a point at each end: lanceolate leaves
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- A large evergreen shrub that grows to to 20 ft or more, the Chilean fire bush has narrow lanceolate leaves, up to 6in long.
- They bear bipinnate leaves with small, oval to lanceolate leaflets.
- A few cultivars from the United States and Asia have distinctive narrow or lanceolate leaflets.
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