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Key to families | Table of families and genera
Specimen numbers are hyperlinked to records in the Consortium of California Herbaria data view where possible. Taxa are hyperlinked to entries in the Jepson Interchange via the "[Online Interchange]" link.
Shrub to tree, thorny or not. Leaf: simple, generally toothed (lobed). Inflorescence: few-flowered, ± umbel-like cluster; pedicel bractlets 0 or 1, deciduous. Flower: hypanthium bractlets 0; stamens many; ovary inferior, chambers (2)5, 2-ovuled, styles (2)5, ± fused at base. Fruit: pome, ± spheric, flesh not gritty.
25–50 species: northern temperate. (Classical name of apple)
1. Main leaves (at least some) generally lobed; fruit 10–15 mm, oblong, yellow to generally purple-red or -black ..... M. fusca
1' Main leaves unlobed; fruit generally > 30 mm, round, ± red ..... M. pumila
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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