Ceanothus 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. Leaves alternate, 3-nerved, glandular-serrate. Flowers numerous, small, white or blue in sessile or short-peduncled umbels aggregated into terminal or axillary pedunculate panicles. Fruit a 3-lobed capsule-like drupe; endocarp eventually loculicidally dehiscent.

Worldwide: 50-60 species native to North America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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thyrsiflorus Eschw.

Other sources of information about Ceanothus:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ceanothus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ceanothus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ceanothus
Wikipedia: Ceanothus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ceanothus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceanothus

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: Ceanothus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2496, retrieved 8 February 2023

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