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:

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

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: Halesia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2500, retrieved 28 May 2023

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