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Shrub, tree, generally thorny, generally densely silvery-hairy throughout; hairs generally scale-like; occasionally ± dioecious.
Leaf: simple, alternate or opposite, generally deciduous, entire; petiole generally short; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: generally umbel-like, axillary; flowers 1–few.
Flower: radial; hypanthium rotate to salverform, fleshy in age, lower part generally constricted, persistent, with a nectary disk; sepals generally 4, ± petal-like; petals 0; anthers 4 or 8, ± sessile; ovary superior but appearing inferior, chamber 1, style 1.
Fruit: achene enclosed in fleshy hypanthium, appearing drupe- or berry-like.
3 genera, ± 45 species: North America, Eur, Asia, e Australia; especially temperate, subtrop. [Graham 1964 J Arnold Arbor 45:274–278] —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Key to Elaeagnaceae
Previous taxon: Drosera rotundifolia
Next taxon: Elaeagnus
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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