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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Oleaceae

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Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Leaf  or generally pinnately compoundleaflets 0 or (1)3–9; fruit winged  ..... FRAXINUS

1' Leaf simple; fruit capsule or drupe

2. Leaves generally ; fruit a deeply 2-lobed capsule ..... MENODORA

2' Leaves  or clustered; fruit a drupe

3. Flowers unisexualcorolla 0; stamens 0 or 4–5 ..... FORESTIERA

3' Flowers ; corolla , or ; stamens 2

4. Corolla funnel-shaped or salverform; fruit 1–4-seeded ..... LIGUSTRUM

4' Corolla rotate; fruit 1-seeded ..... OLEA



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