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|Family: Oleaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Shrub, erect to mounded; generally dioecious. Leaf: simple, opposite or clustered, generally deciduous, short-petioled. Inflorescence: axillary clusters; staminate flowers +- sessile; pistillate flowers pedicelled. Flower: unisexual [bisexual]; calyx minute, lobes awl-shaped, early-deciduous; corolla 0. Staminate Flower: stamens (1)4(6); filaments long, free (in California); anthers white [black]; pistil vestigial if present. Pistillate Flower: stamens 0 or 1--4, reduced, sterile (in California); ovules 2 per chamber; style short, slender; stigma head-shaped or 2-lobed. Fruit: drupe.
Species In Genus: +- 12 species: America. Etymology: (André Robert Forestier, French physician, teacher, 1736--1812)
eFlora Treatment Author: Family description, key to genera by Thomas J. Rosatti; treatment of genera by James Henrickson
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Previous taxon: Oleaceae
Next taxon: Forestiera pubescens
Citation for this treatment: Family description, key to genera by Thomas J. Rosatti; treatment of genera by James Henrickson 2017. Forestiera, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=9745, accessed on April 30, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 30, 2017.