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|Family: Styracaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Buds superposed, naked. Inflorescence: generally raceme, drooping. Flower: calyx minutely [(0)]5(9)-toothed; corolla lobes 5(10); stamens 10(16), filaments generally fused at base; ovary +- superior. Fruit: 3-valved, partly dehiscent capsule [indehiscent (nut-like) or drupe], +- spheric.
Species In Genus: +- 130 species: range of family; some bark resins medicinal. Etymology: (Greek: name of Theophrastus for plant providing gum storax)
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter W. Fritsch
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Styracaceae
Next taxon: Styrax redivivus
Citation for this treatment: Peter W. Fritsch 2016. Styrax, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9097, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.