All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 5 Page 9 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 5 | Ulmaceae

3. Pteroceltis Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 18: 292. 1873.

青檀属 qing tan shu

Trees, deciduous, monoecious. Branchlets never spinose, never corky or winged. Stipules 2, free, linear, caducous, leaving a short transverse scar on each side of leaf base. Leaves often distichous, blade serrate, 3-veined from base; secondary veins branching and often anastomosing before reaching marginal teeth. Male flowers: clustered in proximal leaf axil of one-year-old branchlets. Perianth 5-parted, tepals imbricate. Stamens 5; filaments erect; anthers apically pubescent. Female flowers: solitary in distal leaf axil of one-year-old branchlets. Perianth 4-parted, tepals lanceolate. Ovary laterally compressed. Nut broadly winged, endocarp bony. Endosperm scarce; embryo curved; cotyledons broad.

* One species.

Lower Taxon


Related Objects  
  • PDF File
  • PDF

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |