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Leucothoe axillaris and L. fontanesiana

Author(s): P. S. Green

Year: 1963

Journal: Castanea
Volume: 28
Issue: 3
Pages: 93-100

Article Topic(s): Morphology, Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Leucothoe axillaris (Coastal doghobble),


Analyzes herbarium specimens of Leucothoe axillaris and L. fontanesiana to discern differences according to 12 morphological traits. Many traits overlapped and the author concluded that live plants were necessary to sufficiently identify the species.

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P. S. Green. "Leucothoe axillaris and L. fontanesiana." Castanea 28.3 (1963): 93-100.
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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