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Key to Celastraceae

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1. Leaves alternate, entire or toothed; inflorescence terminal or axillary, 1–many-flowered; petals green-white or white

2. Leaves toothed; inflorescence axillary, 1–5-flowered; petals green-white ..... MAYTENUS

2' Leaves entire; inflorescence terminal, many-flowered; petals white ..... MORTONIA

1' Leaves opposite, ± toothed; inflorescence axillary, 1–5-flowered; petals red- or purple-brown

3. Shrub, small tree, 2–6 m, deciduous; leaf blade 30–140 mm; flower parts in 5s ..... EUONYMUS

3' Shrub, < 1 m, evergreen; leaf blade 8–34 mm; flower parts in 4s ..... PAXISTIMA

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