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Published In: Sargentia; continuation of the contributions from the Arnold arboretum of Harvard University 2: 62. 1942. (Sargentia) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/25/2012)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 1/5/2021)
Description: Hermaphrodite to andromonoecious, unarmed, glabrous or stellately pubescent, terrestrial, evergreen shrubs or trees. Stems branched, pachycaulous or leptocaulous. Leaves alternate, petiolate, the bases stipulate and adnate; blades simple, unlobed to 2–3-palmately lobed, elliptic, ovate, broadly ovate, to ovately orbicular, subcoriaceous to chartaceous, the margin serrate to serrulate. Inflorescences terminal, erect, paniculate, the ultimate units umbellules; bracts caducous, narrowly triangular to lanceolate; pedicels medium or long, slender, unarticulated. Calyx with 5 minute teeth; petals 5, valvate, free; stamens 5; carpels 2; ovaries inferior; styles connate at the base to distinct; the disc convex. Fruits drupes, glabrous, ovoid or globose; endocarp crustaceous. Endosperm uniform. 2n = 48.
Distribution: Asia (Himalaya and W China).
Notes: Merrilliopanax is a genus of 3 species.

 
 
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