Cladothamnus

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Credits

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

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

Family

  • Ericaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

inflorescence
Flower-bearing part of a plant; arrangement of flowers on the floral axis.
linear
Strap-shaped.
ovary
Lowest part of the carpel containing the ovules; later developing into the fruit.

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Credits

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

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

A monotypic genus allied to Ledum, Tripetaleia, and Botryostege, but distinguished by the combination of deciduous leaves, inflorescence of one to three flowers with ten stamens, conspicuous leafy bracts, five free linear-oblong sepals and a five-celled ovary.

From the Supplement (Vol.V)

This genus has been transferred to Elliottia, in which the species described (the only member of Cladothamnus) takes the name E. pyroliflora (Bong.) Brim & P.F. Stevens (see Journ. Arn. Arb., Vol. 59 (1978), pp. 311-41).