Dodecadenia

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

Recommended citation
'Dodecadenia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/dodecadenia/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

Family

  • Lauraceae

Species in genus

Glossary

axillary
Situated in an axil.
berry
Fleshy indehiscent fruit with seed(s) immersed in pulp.
bisexual
See hermaphrodite.
calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.
coriaceous
Leathery.

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Dodecadenia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/dodecadenia/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

A genus of three species of Himalayan trees with coriaceous, pinnately veined leaves. Flowers bisexual, in axillary clusters, each flower surrounded by persistent imbricated bracts. Fertile stamens twelve. Fruit a berry, inserted on the thick, flattened calyx-tube.