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Perennial, shrub, tree, strongly aromatic, occasionally thorny.
Leaf: generally alternate, simple or compound, dotted with minute, translucent glands; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: cyme, raceme, or flowers 1, generally bracted.
Flower: generally bisexual; sepals, petals each 4 or 5, free or fused at base; sepals generally persistent; petals generally ± white or ± green; stamens generally 2–4 × petal number; ovary superior, generally lobed, chambers 1–5, ovules 1–several per chamber.
Fruit: berry, drupe, winged achene, or capsule.
Seed: generally oily.
± 158 genera, ± 1900 species: especially tropics, warm temperate, especially s Africa, Australia; used or cultivated for food (Citrus, 20–25 species), perfume, medicine, timber, ornamental (Choisya, Skimmia, etc). Some TOXIC: oils may cause sunburn or dermatitis. —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Key to Rutaceae
Shrub, small tree, flowers generally bisexual and pistillate.
Leaf: pinnately compound; leaflets 3–5, ± sessile, entire to finely serrate.
Flower: sepals 4–5; petals 4–5, entire, ± green-white; stamens 4–5, filaments hairy on inner side; ovary chambers 2, style short, stigmas 2.
Fruit: achene, ± flat, round, gland-dotted, winged.
3 species: US, Mex. (Greek: elm, from similar fruit)
Plant generally < 5 m.
Leaf: deciduous; petiole 2–5 cm; leaflets 3, 2–7 cm, lanceolate to obovate, glabrous adaxially, ± hairy abaxially.
Inflorescence: ± flat-topped.
Flower: sepals minute; petals 4–5 mm, fragrant.
Fruit: 1–2 cm, ± straw-colored; wing generally ± notched at tip, base; style persistent.
Scrub, woodland; generally < 1050 m. Inner North Coast Ranges, Cascade Range Foothills, Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sacramento Valley (Sutter Buttes), San Francisco Bay Area, Peninsular Ranges.
Previous taxon: Ptelea
Next taxon: Ruta
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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