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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Shrub, tree; dioecious. Inflorescence: cyme, flowers 1--5. Flower: in cup from 2 partly fused bracts; calyx lobes 4--5; corolla tube funnel- to bell-shaped; ovary chambers 2; styles 2. Fruit: drupe, spheric, succulent; calyx generally persistent.
Species In Genus: 100--150 species: temperate & montane tropics Australasia, Pacific Islands, South America. Etymology: (Greek: dung smell, from leaf odor of some species)
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Lauramay T. Dempster
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cephalanthus occidentalis
Next taxon: Coprosma repens
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Lauramay T. Dempster 2017. Coprosma, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=11275, accessed on March 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 29, 2017.