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Deutzia Thunb., Nov. Gen. Pl. 1 :19. 1781. Fl. Jap. 10.t.24.1784; C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2:406. 1878; Brandis, Ind. Trees, 299. 1911; L.H. Bailey, Stand. Cyclop. Hort. 2 : 992. 1919 ; Kirk, Brit. Gard. Fl. 229. 1927; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. ed. 3,232. 1956; E.S-Temesy in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 19:4. 1966; Hutch., Gen. Flow. Pl. 2:17. 1968.

Shrubs. Branches opposite with stellate hairs. Leaves opposite, ovate or lanceolate, serrate. Flowers axillary, solitary or corymbose, usually white, sometimes pinkish. Sepals 5. Petals 5. Stamens 10, 5 long and 5 short, obdiplos┬Čtemonous, filaments flattened and extended into lateral teeth on either side of the anthers. Ovary inferior, 4-3-locular; styles 4-3, free, elongated and filiform, stigmas terminal or decurrent. Seeds very light, testa winged.

A genus of about 53 species, occurring in the Himalayas, N. China, Japan, the Philippines, N. America and Mexico. Represented in W. Pakistan by 2 species.


1 Leaves minutely serrate, acuminate. Each stellate hair On leaves and sepals with an upright ray in the center. Sepals lanceolate to oblong. Filaments 0.5 mm to 2.5 mm long; teeth horn-like styles included.   Deutzia staminea
+ Leaves crenate-dentate, mucronate. Each stellate hair on leaves and sepals with out an upright ray in the center Sepals ovate. Filaments 4 mm to 7 mm long ; teeth wedge Shaped. Styles exserted.   Deutzia scabra

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