Chamaebatia

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Chamaebatia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/chamaebatia/). Accessed 2021-09-26.

Family

  • Rosaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

achene
Small dry indehiscent fruit that has a single seed (as in e.g. Polylepis).
family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).
pinnatifid
(of a leaf) Dissected into large teeth or lobes that reach no more than halfway to the midvein.
receptacle
Enlarged end of a flower stalk that bears floral parts; (in some Podocarpaceae) fleshy structure bearing a seed formed by fusion of lowermost seed scales and peduncle.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Chamaebatia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/chamaebatia/). Accessed 2021-09-26.

A genus of two species in California, belonging to the sub-family Rosoideae. Within this group it is distinguished by the tri-pinnatifid leaves and the five-petalled flowers with a single pistil borne in a funnel-to cup-shaped receptacle; fruit an achene.