Tripterygium

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

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'Tripterygium' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/tripterygium/). Accessed 2019-12-16.

Family

  • Celastraceae

Glossary

alternate
Attached singly along the axis not in pairs or whorls.
calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.

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Credits

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

Recommended citation
'Tripterygium' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/tripterygium/). Accessed 2019-12-16.

A genus of two or three species of shrubs, deciduous and more or less scandent. Leaves large, alternate; flowers small in terminal panicles; petals and stamens five; calyx five-lobed. The name refers to the three-winged fruit. Both species are easily cultivated in good loamy soil.

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