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Caprifoliaceae

HONEYSUCKLE FAMILY


Caprifoliaceae
Habit: Subshrub to small tree or vine. Leaf: opposite, simple or compound; stipules generally 0. Flower: calyx tube fused to ovary, limb generally 5-lobed; corolla radial or bilateral, rotate to cylindric, generally 5-lobed; stamens generally 5, epipetalous, alternate corolla lobes; ovary inferior, 1--5-chambered, style 1. Fruit: berry, drupe.
Genera In Family: 5 genera, 220 species: especially northern temperate. Note: Linnaea moved to Linnaeaceae; Sambucus and Viburnum to Adoxaceae.
Jepson eFlora Author: Charles D. Bell, family description, key to genera
Reference: Backlund & Pyck 1998 Taxon 47:657--661
Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Index of California Plant Names (ICPN; linked via the Jepson Online Interchange)
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Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell, family description, key to genera 2012, Caprifoliaceae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, https://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=88, accessed on July 12, 2024.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2024, Jepson eFlora, https://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on July 12, 2024.