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Key to Myricaceae

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1. Terminal buds present; leaves evergreen, shiny, hairs 0 or soft, shaggy adaxially along midrib; flowers unisexual (pls monoecious) or bisexual; staminate bract < stamens; pistillate bractlets 4–6, not enlarging, not spongy in fruit, not adherent to fruit; fruit with fleshy papillae, pubescent, ± spheric, generally with waxy coating drying white to gray ..... MORELLA

1' Terminal buds 0; leaves deciduous, ± dull, hairs soft, shaggy abaxially, adaxially; flowers unisexual (pls dioecious); staminate bract > stamens; pistillate bractlets 2, enlarging, spongy in fruit, adherent to fruit; fruit not papillate, glabrous but generally dotted with minute, ± orange resin glands, generally ovoid, ± flat, without waxy coating ..... MYRICA


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