The Oriental Paperbush (Edgeworthia chrysantha) is a deciduous flowering shrub in the Thymelaeaceae family. The bark is used to make paper.
It is native to forests in Myanmar and southern China.
It has dark-green, leathery, single leaves, about 8-13 centimetres (3-5 inches) long.
It grows to about 1-2 metres (4-6 feet) tall.
Its flowers are yellow in clusters at the tips of branches.
The Oriental Paperbush blooms from February to April in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographed at the Paris Botanical Garden, France, February 2023.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls