Eleutherococcus

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

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'Eleutherococcus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/eleutherococcus/). Accessed 2021-09-20.

Family

  • Araliaceae

Glossary

compound
Made up or consisting of two or more similar parts (e.g. a compound leaf is a leaf with several leaflets).

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

Recommended citation
'Eleutherococcus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/eleutherococcus/). Accessed 2021-09-20.

See Acanthopanax in this supplement; and Volume I, pages 178-84 for descriptions.

E. divaricatus (Sieb. & Zucc.) S.Y. Hu Panax divaricatus Sieb. & Zucc.; Acanthopanax divaricatus (Sieb. & Zucc.) Seemen

E. giraldii (Harms) Nakai Acanthopanax giraldii Harms

E. henryi Oliver Acanthopanax henryi (Oliver) Harms

E. lasiogyne (Harms) S.Y. Hu Acanthopanax lasiogyne Harms

E. leucorrhizus Oliver Acanthopanax leucorrhizus (Oliver) Harms

E. senticosus Maxim. Acanthopanax senticosus (Maxim.) Harms

E. sessiliflorus (Rupr. & Maxim.) S.Y. Hu Panax sessiliflorus Rupr. & Maxim.; Acanthopanax sessiliflorus (Rupr. & Maxim.) Seemen

E. setchuenensis (Diels) Nakai Acanthopanax setchuenensis Diels

E. sieboldianus (Makino) Koidz. Acanthopanax sieboldianus Makino

E. simonii (Schneid.) Nakai Acanthopanax simonii Schneid.

E. trifoliatus (l.) S. Y. Hu (mentioned under A. wardii) Xanthoxylum trifoliatum L.; Acanthopanax trifoliatus (L.) Voss

E. wardii (W. W. Sm.) S.Y. Hu Acanthopanax wardii W.W. Sm.

It should be added that the taxonomic position of Acanthopanax sciadophylloides Fr. & Sav. is uncertain. It is distinct from all other species of Eleutherococcus (Acanthopanax) in being a tree rather than a shrub, in its unarmed branches and in having the umbels arranged in large terminal panicles. In the first and last of these characters it agrees better with Kalopanax and was in fact transferred to that genus by Harms, though it differs from it in its unarmed branches and compound leaves. Hu has not transferred it to Eleutherococcus, holding that it is best left in Kalopanax.