Adoxaceae E.Mey.
  • Preuss. Pfl.-Gatt. 198. 1839. (1--7 Sep 1839)

This taxon is accepted by World Flora Online consortium
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Information

Shrubs, less frequently perennial herbs, or small trees. Leaves opposite, simple or compound: ternate, biternate, ternate-pinnate, biternate-pinnate, or odd-pinnate. Inflorescences terminal panicles or umbellate, spicate, or capitate cymes. Flowers bisexual; calyx and corolla both connate, (3-)5-merous. Stamens 5 (Sambucus, Viburnum) or 5, 4, or 3 (Adoxa, Sinadoxa), alternate corolla lobes, inserted on corolla tube; filaments cleft into 2 semi-stamens (in Adoxa, Sinadoxa); anthers 1-celled, peltate, extrorse, longitudinally dehiscent; staminodes 5, 4, or 3, in inner whorl, opposite corolla lobes. Ovary semi-inferior to inferior, 1- or 3-5-loculed; styles 5, 4, or 3, connate or free, or absent; stigmas capitate or 2- or 3-fid. Fruit drupes; seeds 1 or 3-5.

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    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).