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1e. Cornus Linnaeus subg. Mesomora Rafinesque, Alsogr. Amer. 58 [as Mesomera], 62, 76. 1838.

Swida Opiz

Shrubs or trees; rhizomes absent. Leaves alternate. Inflorescences cymes; bracts numerous, minute, not petaloid, subtending primary and secondary inflorescence branches, proximal portion adnate to branch, free portion caducous. Pedicels present. Drupes distinct; stone apex with cavity.

Species 2 (1 in the flora): e North America, e Asia.

Cornus controversa Hemsley is widespread in eastern Asia.

Lower Taxa


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