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Key to Oleaceae

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Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Leaf simple or generally pinnately compound, leaflets 0 or (1)3–9; fruit winged achene ..... FRAXINUS

1' Leaf simple; fruit capsule or drupe

2. Leaves generally alternate; fruit a deeply 2-lobed capsule ..... MENODORA

2' Leaves opposite or clustered; fruit a drupe

3. Flowers unisexual; corolla 0; stamens 0 or 4–5 ..... FORESTIERA

3' Flowers bisexual; corolla funnel-shaped, salverform, or rotate; stamens 2

4. Corolla funnel-shaped or salverform; fruit 1–4-seeded ..... LIGUSTRUM

4' Corolla rotate; fruit 1-seeded ..... OLEA


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