3211.000 Deutzia Thunb.

Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Deciduous shrubs, up to 4 m. Leaves simple, opposite, with serrated margins, petiolate without stipules. Flowers in raceme-like cymes, terminal on lateral shoots. Sepals 5. Petals 5, white or tinged with pink. Ovary 3 celled. Fruit a 3-valved, dry capsule.

Derivation of name: after Johann van der Deutz, c. 1743-1784, a patron of Thunberg

Worldwide: About 60 species, the majority native to east and central Asia, also from Central America and Europe

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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scabra Thunb.

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External websites:

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

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: Deutzia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1769, retrieved 4 June 2023

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