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3. Viburnum sect. Tinus (Miller) C. B. Clarke, Fl. Brit. India. 3: 6. 1880.

球核组 qiu he zu

Tinus Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. 1754.

Winter buds with 1 pair of separate scales. Inflorescence a compound umbel-like cyme, without large sterile radiant flowers, pedicellate or subsessile. Corolla rotate. Fruit not turning red, maturing blue-blackish; pyrenes with 1 very shallow ventral groove or without groove; albumen deeply ruminate.

Six to nine species: temperate and subtropical Asia and temperate Europe; five species (four endemic) in China.

Recent phylogenetic work shows that this section is clearly monophyletic and related to New World representatives of Viburnum sect. Odontotinus and V. sect. Oreinotinus (Oersted) Bentham & J. D. Hooker.

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