New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Celastrus

Celastrus scandens Celastrus orbiculata Celastrus scandens

By Steven Clemants

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/13/2012

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Celastrus L., Sp. Pl. 196. 1753. Gen. Pl. 91. 1754. Evonimoides Duhamel du Monceau, TraitÈ Arbres Arbust. 1: 223. 1755 (also spelled “Euonymoides”), nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). LECTOTYPE: Celastrus scandens L. Britton & Brown (1913).

List of Celastrus Species

References to Celastrus

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