Eleutherococcus Maxim.
  • Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 9: 132. 1859.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Eleutherococcus Maxim. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000013194. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2021'

General Information

Shrubs, erect or scandent, rarely small trees, hermaphroditic or andromonoecious, glabrous or pubescent, usually prickly, occasionally unarmed. Leaves palmately compound or trifoliolate; stipules absent or very weakly developed. Inflorescence a terminal (rarely axillary) panicle of umbels or a solitary umbel, secondary axes with a terminal umbel of bisexual flowers and 1 to many lateral umbels of later flowering bisexual or functionally male flowers. Pedicels not articulate or only slightly articulate below ovary. Calyx margin entire or with 5 minute teeth. Petals 5, valvate. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-5-carpellate; styles 2-5, free to base, or partially to fully united. Fruit a drupe, laterally compressed or subglobose. Seeds laterally compressed; endosperm smooth.

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