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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 982. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: A genus of c. 60 species, found in the N. temperate and the Arctic regions of Europe and Asia and the Andes in S. America. Represented here by 1 species only.

 

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Trees or shrubs. Male flowers in solitary or axillary clusters of 2-4-catkins; bracteoles 2, not united to the bract. Stamens 2, filament forked and separating the anthers. In female flowers the 2 bracteoles are united to the bract to form a 3-lobed fruiting scale which is deciduous. Nut with a mem¬branous or winged margin.
 
 
 
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