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Hedera Linn., Sp. Pl. 202. 1753. Gen. Pl. ed. 5:94.1754; Brandis, For. Fl. 248.1874; C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2:739.1879; Bailey, Stand. Cyclop. Hort. 3:1437.1915; Hutch., Gen. Flow.Pl. 2:78.1967; Webb in Tutin et al, Fl. Eur. 2:314.1968; Browicz in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 102:1.1973.

Hedera nepalensis

Credit: Fauzia

Shrubs or climbers, climbing by aerial roots, or creepers. Leaves alternate, simple, petiolate, exstipulate. Inflorescence a panicle of umbels. Pedicels sometimes obscurely jointed. Sepals 5, entire or toothed. Petals 5, valvate. Stamens 5. Carpels 5, syncarpous; ovary 5-Jocular; styles united. Fruit a globose berry.

A genus of c. 6 species found in Europe, N.Africa, W. Asia, China, Japan and Afghanistan. Represented here by 1 species.

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