Ehretia

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Ehretia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/ehretia/). Accessed 2021-09-21.

Family

  • Ehretiaceae

Glossary

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).

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Ehretia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/ehretia/). Accessed 2021-09-21.

A genus of about fifty species, mostly tropical or subtropical, formerly placed in the family Boraginaceae. The generic name commemorates G. D. Ehret, a German botanical artist who died in England in 1770.