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Symphoricarpos

by Katherine Gould & Steven D. Glenn
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 02/22/2012

Nomenclature

Symphoricarpos Duhamel, Traité Arbr. Arbust. 2: 295, pl. 82. 1755 (also spelled “Symphoricarpa”). TYPE: Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Moench.

Symphoria Pursh, Fl. Am. Sept. (Pursh) 1: 162. 1814. TYPE: Unknown.

Key to the species of Symphoricarpos

 1. Current year’s twigs glabrous; corollas 5-8 mm; fruit white...Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
1. Current year’s twigs minutely villous; corollas 2-4 mm; fruit red...Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

List of Symphoricarpos Species

References

References to Symphoricarpos

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