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Perennial to small tree or vine.
Stem: < 3 m, generally erect; bark generally peeling as thin sheets or narrow strips.
Leaf: generally simple, opposite, deciduous or not, ± hairy; stipules 0; blade ± round to narrowly elliptic, entire or toothed.
Inflorescence: cyme, raceme, panicle, or flower 1, terminal or axillary, generally bracted.
Flower: bisexual, radial, flowers on inflorescence margins occasionally sterile and enlarged; sepals 4–10, free or fused at base, spreading or erect; petals 4–7, free, ± round to narrowly elliptic; stamens 8–12 in 2 whorls or many and clustered, filament base linear or wide and flat; pistil 1, ovary superior to inferior, chambers 2–8, ovules 1–2 or many per chamber, placentas axile or parietal, styles 1–8, free or fused at base.
Fruit: capsule, loculicidal or septicidal; styles persistent or not.
Seed: generally many, small to minute, oblong to fusiform, winged or not.
18 genera, ± 250 species: generally temperate, subtropical northern hemisphere; some cultivated for ornamental (Carpenteria, Hydrangea, Philadelphus). [Hufford et al. 2001 Int J Plant Sci 162:835–846] Philadelphaceae in TJM (1993). —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Unabridged references: [Hufford 1997 Int J Plant Sci 158:652–672; Soltis et al. 1995 Amer J Bot 82:504–514]
Key to Hydrangeaceae
Shrub < 8 dm.
Stem: bark ± white, peeling as thin sheets or strips; twigs strigose.
Leaf: deciduous, leathery, ± sessile.
Inflorescence: cymes clustered, terminal, dense to open; flowers (1)3–11.
Flower: odorless; sepals 5; petals 5, white; stamens 10, alternating long and short, filament base wide, flat; ovary 1/2 inferior, chambers 3, placentas axile, ovule 1 per chamber, styles 3, persistent, spreading in fruit, stigma terminal.
Fruit: ± cylindric, septicidal.
Seed: fusiform, red-brown.
3 species: sw US, n Mex. (Latin: small Fendlera)
Leaf: blade 8–16 mm, 3–6 mm wide, ovate to elliptic, strigose, 3-veined from base, margin entire, ± rolled under.
Inflorescence: 12–18 mm, short-peduncled.
Flower: sepals ± 1.5 mm, lance- linear, sparsely strigose; petals 3–4 mm, oblong-obovate.
Fruit: ± 4 mm.
Seed: ± 2 mm.
Limestone soils, cliffs, rock crevices, slopes, pinyon/juniper woodland; 1300–2800 m. White and Inyo Mountains (Inyo Mtns), Desert Mountains;
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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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