J Syst Evol ›› 1980, Vol. 18 ›› Issue (2): 154-167.

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A preliminary study on the family Styracaceae from China

Hwang Shu-Mei   

  • Published:1980-05-18

Abstract: The present paper is a result of taxonomic study of Chinese Styracaceae plants. It contains 9 genera, 48 species, of which 2 species, 2 varieties are described as new and 2 new combinations are made, 21 species or varieties previously known to botanists distinctly are here reduced to synonyms. Besides the author also discuss about itsgeographical distribution in China and the main systematic characteristics of Styrax.