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Corylus cornuta


by Science Staff
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Last modified: 08/02/2013


Corylus L., Sp. Pl. 998. 1753. Gen. pl., ed.5, 433. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Corylus avellana L. designated by Britton & Brown (1913).

Key to the species of Corylus

1. Petioles hairless or with glandless hairs; mature involucre 4-7 cm, with a long beak...Corylus cornuta
1. Petioles with glandular hairs; mature involucre 1.5-3 cm, without a long beak...2

2. Involucre nearly twice as long as nut, with laciniate lobes...Corylus americana
2. Involucre shorter or slightly longer than nut, with shallow lobes...Corylus avellana

List of Corylus Species


References to Corylus

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