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Pakistan | Family List | Hamamelidaceae

Parrotiopsis , Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. 1:429. 1909. Fothergilla Murr. subgen. Parrotiopsis Nied. in Engl. & Prantl. Nat. Pflanzf. 3,2a. 126. 1891.

Small trees or shrubs. Leaves large, oblong to orbicular; margins crenate. Flowers bisexual, appearing before the leaves and surrounded by large bracts. Calyx gamosepalous, adhering to the ovary. Corolla lacking. Stamens many; filaments short, erect; anthers dehiscing by valves. Ovary bilocular; styles 2. Seed 1 in each loculus.

A monotypic genus found in the Himalayas and Afghanistan. It differs from Parrotia in having more stamens and obtuse anthers with erect filaments which open by valves.

Lower Taxon

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