Calyptranthes

Calyptranthes

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lidflower or Mountainbay is a large genus of flowering plants from the family Myrtaceae.They are evergreen shrubs or small trees, growing to 5 m tall. They have simple, opposite, evergreen leaves and clusters of small flowers lacking petals. The sepals are capped in bud by a lidlike cover, which is shed later. The fruit is a dry, berry-like, reddish brown. The bark is smooth to scaly and pale-white in color.Fourteen species occur within the U.S. in Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.Pale Lidflower or Spicewood (C. pallens) is a shrub or small tree, that can grow to 7 m tall, with leaves 5-7.5 cm long and 1 cm wide; fruits oblong.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136765551
  • 9786136765556