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Tree, shrub, or erect or twining perennial herb; dioecious or flowers staminate and bisexual, wind-pollinated; epidermis with stiff hairs, glandular or not; sap watery. Leaf: petioled; simple, unlobed or palmately lobed or compound, all alternate or lower opposite. Inflorescence: terminal or axillary, unisexual or with both male and bisexual flowers. Flower: perianth parts 4–6, free or fused; stamens 0 or 4–6; ovary 0 or 1, superior, chamber 1, ovule 1, style 1, short, stigmas 2, slender, plumose. Fruit: drupe or achene, occasionally ± enclosed in persistent perianth.
11 genera, ± 100 species: temperate, tropical areas worldwide. [Sytsma et al. 2002 Amer J Bot 89:1531–1546] —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Unabridged references: [Mitchell 1988 Bull New York State Mus Nat Hist 464:17–23]
Key to Cannabaceae
Tree or shrub, deciduous; hairs unbranched. Leaf: alternate, simple, unlobed, 3-veined from base. Flower: staminate flowers in axils at base of new growth, 1 or clustered; bisexual flowers 1, in axils, perianth not persistent. Fruit: drupe.Key to Celtis
± 60 species: widespread, tropics and northern temperate. (Latin name for the lotus of Homer) [Whittemore 2008 J Bot Res Inst Texas 2:627–632] Leaves on vigorous stems may be abnormally large, and (in Celtis reticulata) differently shaped.
Tree to 20(25) m. Leaf: blade 70–110 mm, 30–50 mm wide, narrowly elliptic to lanceolate or lance-ovate, tip slender, long-acuminate, flexible, margins serrate, upper surface smooth, abaxially soft-hairy, major veins raised. Fruit: 10–12 mm diam, dark purple-brown (to black); pedicel 11–31 mm.
Riparian woodland; 15–500 m. Sacramento Valley, South Coast; southern Europe, southwestern Asia. Mar [Online Interchange]
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Next taxon: Celtis reticulata
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Jul 3 2015
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Celtis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=82306, accessed on Jul 3 2015
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