Plant Genera


Celastrus

Family Code: CELAST
Genus Code: CELAS
Genus CN: bittersweet
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of ca. 30 species, scandent shrubs, primarily in e. Asia, Malaysia, Oceania, Madagascar, and Central and South America. The one species native to e. North America is related to e. Asian species. The grammatical gender of the genus has been conserved as masculine (Brummitt 2005).
Genus References: Duncan (1969)=Z ; Leicht-Young et al. (2007); Simmons in Kubitzki (2004).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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