Holodiscus

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Holodiscus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/holodiscus/). Accessed 2021-09-23.

Family

  • Rosaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

imparipinnate
Odd-pinnate; (of a compound leaf) with a central rachis and an uneven number of leaflets due to the presence of a terminal leaflet. (Cf. paripinnate.)
simple
(of a leaf) Unlobed or undivided.

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Holodiscus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/holodiscus/). Accessed 2021-09-23.

A genus of eight species, natives of the New World from western N. America through Mexico to Colombia. It belongs to the subfamily Spiraeoides and within this group is distinguished by the combination of the following characters: leaves simple (not pinnate as in Sorbaria), without stipules; flowers small, borne in panicles; fruits composed of five achenes.