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Key to Juglandaceae

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1. Inflorescence pendent in fruit, of 15–50 2-winged nutlets, not enclosed in husk; fruit body (except wings) 6–9 mm diam; main axis of leaf ± winged (at least below leaflet attachment distally) ..... [Pterocarya stenoptera]

1' Inflorescence erect in fruit, of 1–3 unwinged nuts, enclosed in leathery husk, fruit (including husk) 2–5 cm diam; main axis of leaf not winged

2. Twig centers not chambered; staminate inflorescences clustered, ± sessile, stamens 3–10(15) per flower; fruit husk splitting longitudinally, separating from fruit ..... CARYA

2' Twig centers chambered; staminate inflorescence solitary, sessile, stamens 15–40 per flower; fruit husk not splitting, not separating from fruit ..... JUGLANS

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