Eucommia

Oliver

Hooker's Icon. Pl. 20: plate 1950. 1890

Introduced
Etymology: Greek eu, good or well, and kommi, gum, alluding to abundant latex in younger tissues of plant
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 546.
Trees, indumentum of simple hairs. Pedicels present. Staminate flowers: stamen filaments 0.9–1.2 mm. Pistillate flowers: stigmas decurrent, reflexed-spreading. Seeds elongate-oblong, seed coat dry. x = 17.

Distribution

Asia (wc, w China), introduced and cultivated widely.

Discussion

Species 1.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa