This section is from the book "Handbook Of Hardy Trees, Shrubs, And Herbaceous Plants", by W. Botting Hemsley. Also available from Amazon: Handbook of hardy trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants.
This differs mainly from the last in the globose head of carpels and coriaceous leaves. There are seven species, all Asiatic. The Japanese name of one species.
1. K. Japonica. - A small shrub with lanceolate acutely acuminate remotely toothed leaves. Flowers solitary and axillary, yellowish white, about an inch in diameter, succeeded by clusters of scarlet berries. A native of Japan, flowering in Autumn.