Jepson eFlora: Key page
Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Moraceae

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1. Leaves pinnately veined, stem axils generally with 1 stout thorn to 3 cm; fruit 9–15 cm, spheric ..... MACLURA

1' Leaves palmately 3–5-veined, lobed or not, toothed; stems unarmed; fruit 1–8 cm, obovoid to short-cylindric or ± spheric.

2. Leaf  11–32 cm, 13–37 cm wide,  4–12 cm; fruit not lobed, surface not segmented;  inside conic stipules  encircling stem ..... FICUS

2' Leaf blade 5–16 cm, 3–16 cm wide, petiole 1–4 cm; fruit lobed, segmented; buds scaly; stipule  obscure, not encircling stem ..... MORUS


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