Rhamnus glandulosa

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Rhamnus glandulosa
Rhamnus glandulosa.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Rhamnus
Species: R. glandulosa
Binomial name
Rhamnus glandulosa
Aiton

Rhamnus glandulosa is an unresolved species of plant in the Rhamnaceae family.[1] It is found in Madeira and the Canary Islands. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is a tree that reaches 10 meters in height, with a gray trunk and leathery evergreen leaves sawn, with small glands in the axils of the veins.

The flowers are yellow-green, arranged in clusters, and the fruit is a globose drupe, purple-black when ripe.

It is an endemic species of Madeira and the Canary Islands, characteristic of the laurel forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Plant List: Rhamnus". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2013. 

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