4618.000 Euonymus L.

Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. (1963) Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada D. van Nostrand Co, Inc. Princetown New Jersey.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, prostrate to erect or climbing by rootlets. Leaves opposite, deciduous or evergreen with finely serrated margins. Inflorescence of small single flowers or cymose in the axils. Petals spreading widely. Fruit 3-5- lobed, pink or white pod-like berry splitting open to reveal the orange to red seeds.

Worldwide: 130 species native to East Asia, Australasia, Europe, Madagascar and parts of North America.

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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fortunei (Turcz.) Hand.-Mazz.
japonica L.f.

Other sources of information about Euonymus:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euonymus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euonymus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euonymus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Euonymus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Euonymus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euonymus
JSTOR Plant Science: Euonymus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euonymus
Plants of the World Online: Euonymus
Tropicos: Euonymus
Wikipedia: Euonymus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Euonymus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1723, retrieved 30 May 2023

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