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Published In: Annales Musei Botanici Lugduno-Batavi 1(1): 16. 1863. (Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/16/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 1/5/2021)
Description: Andromonoecious or hermaphroditic, armed, pubescent and setose, terrestrial, deciduous shrubs. Stems usually unbranched, pachycaulous. Leaves alternate, petiolate, the bases sheathing, stipulate; blades simple, 5–9-palmately lobed, orbicular, chartaceous or membranaceous, margins serrate or irregularly toothed. Inflorescences terminal, erect, paniculate, the ultimate units umbellules; bracts present, membranaceous; pedicels medium to short, slender, unarticulated. Calyx nearly entire or with 5 minute teeth; petals 5, valvate, free; stamens 5; carpels 2, ovaries inferior, styles basally connate to free; the disc flat to convex. Fruits drupes, glabrous, red, globose and slightly compressed laterally; endocarp crustaceous. Endosperm uniform. 2n = 48.
Distribution: NE Asia and NW North America.
Notes: Oplopanax is a genus of 3 species.

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