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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 8. 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: Species about 20 in Eurasia, Africa, Australia, from the northern warm temperate zone to South Africa.

 

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Trees or shrubs, evergreen. Leaves opposite, simple, entire. Flowers small, in axillary or terminal panicles. Bracts minute. Calyx small, truncate or 4-toothed. Corolla tube short, lobes 4. Stamens 2, epipetalous, exserted; anthers oblong. Style short. Fruit a drupe, elliptical or ovoid, endocarp bony, exocarp pulpy. Seed solitary, pendulous.
 

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1.Leaves oblong-lanceolate, long-acuminate; older leaves with glands (domatia) at the axils of the nerves but without dense, scaly, peltate hairs
Olea glandulifera
1.Leaves lanceolate to ovate, acute to rounded or cuspidate, without glands but with dense, scaly, peltate hairs
2.Leaves brownish beneath, especially the older ones. Drupe c. 5 mm broad
Olea ferruginea
2.Leaves whitish beneath. Drupe 1-2 cm broad
Olea europaea
 
 
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