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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 1/17/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 1/17/2013)
Genus ULMUS L.
PlaceOfPublication Sp. P1. 225. 1753.
Synonym Microptelea Spach, in Ann. Sc. Nat. Ser. 2. 15:3 5 8. 1841. Chaetoptelea Liebm. in Kjoeb. Vidensk. Meddel. 76. 1850.
Description Bisexual shrubs or trees, the branches often flexuose. Leaves alternate, dis- tichous, inequilateral, serrate; stipules lateral. Inflorescence racemose or fasciculate, borne axillary on last year's growth. Flowers bisexual; sepals 4-8, more or less connate at the base; stamens as many as and opposite the calyx lobes, the anther dehiscence extrorse; ovary sessile or stipitate, 2-carpellate, 1-locular, compressed, the styles 2, often introrsely recurved, persistent. Fruit more or less samaroid, dry; seed flat; embryo straight with generally flat cotyledons; exendospermous.
Habit shrub tree
Distribution Represented in Panama by a single species.
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