Edgeworthia

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Edgeworthia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/edgeworthia/). Accessed 2021-09-22.

Family

  • Thymelaeaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

capitate
Head-like.
sessile
Lacking a stem or stalk.
stigma
(in a flower) The part of the carpel that receives pollen and on which it germinates. May be at the tip of a short or long style or may be reduced to a stigmatic surface at the apex of the ovary.
style
Generally an elongated structure arising from the ovary bearing the stigma at its tip.

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Edgeworthia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/edgeworthia/). Accessed 2021-09-22.

A genus of two Asiatic shrubs allied to Daphne, differing in the cylindric style with an elongated stigma (in Daphne the stigma is capitate and usually sessile).