Genus: Chamaedaphne

Chamaedaphne calyculata
Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench.

By Steven Clemants

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 04/08/2013

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Chamaedaphne Moench, Methodus 457. 1794, nom. cons. Cassandra D. Don, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 158. 1834, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench.

Key to the species of Chamaedaphne


List of Chamaedaphne Species

References to Chamaedaphne

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