6410.000 Halesia Ellis ex 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

Trees or large shrubs, deciduous. Leaves simple, alternate. Flowers 4-merous, white or pale pink in lateral umbel-like clusters; calyx narrowly obconic, completely adherent to the ovary; corolla broadly campanulate, 4-lobed. Ovary inferior. Fruit dry drupe, indehiscent, the oblong body conspicuously winged.

Worldwide: 4-5 species native to East Asia and eastern North America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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carolina L.

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Halesia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2500, retrieved 7 July 2020

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