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|Family: Celastraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: [Shrub] tree, erect. Leaf: alternate, persistent, spreading, leathery, toothed; base, tip acute. Inflorescence: axillary clusters, 1--5-flowered. Flower: parts in 5s; hypanthium broad, flat; petals green-white [yellow]; disk fused to hypanthium, fleshy, +- green; ovary superior, ovoid, stigma lobes 2--4, stout, spreading. Fruit: capsule, loculicidal, 2-valved, compressed-spheric, green to +- yellow. Seed: 1--2, brown; aril [orange to] red.
Species In Genus: 200 species: especially tropical southern hemisphere, South America, Africa. Etymology: (Aboriginal name)
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Barry A. Prigge
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Euonymus occidentalis var. parishii
Next taxon: Maytenus boaria
Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Barry A. Prigge 2016. Maytenus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9804, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.