Rosaceae Slide 42 - - - -

The flowers of Exochorda greatly resemble those found in subfamily Spiraeoideae, having an apocarpous gynoecium of 5 carpels with superior ovaries. However, as noted in the previous set of slides, this genus is now placed in subfamily Amygdaloideae.

Photos by K. R. Robertson & D. L. Nickrent from plants cultivated near Altgeld Hall on the campus of the University of Illinois.

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