Neviusia

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Neviusia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/neviusia/). Accessed 2019-12-07.

Family

  • Rosaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

achene
Small dry indehiscent fruit that has a single seed (as in e.g. Polylepis).
calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.
drupe
A fleshy dehiscent or indehiscent fruit with one to several seeds each enclosed in a hard endocarp (the stone).
family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Neviusia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/neviusia/). Accessed 2019-12-07.

A genus of a single species in the south-eastern USA, not closely related to any other American member of the rose family. Flowers without petals. Carpels two to four, enclosed within the calyx-tube, each developing into a drupe-like achene. It was named by Asa Gray after its discoverer, the Rev. R. D. Nevius.

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