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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.
Tree, evergreen. Stem: trunk bark gray to red-brown, peeling in strips. Leaf: opposite, simple or compound; stipules deciduous; petiole 1–3 cm; blade ± gray abaxially, dark shiny green adaxially. Inflorescence: panicle, generally flat-topped; pedicel bractlets 1–3, at top. Flower: hypanthium bell-shaped, tomentose, bractlets 0; sepals persistent; petals ± round, white; stamens ± 15; pistils 2, ovary superior, style stout, stigma ± head-like. Fruit: follicles 2, 3–4 mm, woody. Seed: 1–4, ± 2 mm, compressed, ± brown. Subspecies hybridize in cultivation; endemic to Channel Islands. [Online Interchange]
1. Leaf generally palmately to pinnately compound ..... subsp. aspleniifolius
1' Leaf generally simple ..... subsp. floribundus
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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