Helwingia


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Noun1.Helwingia - deciduous dioecious shrubs native to woodland thickets in low mountains in Japan
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Cornaceae, dogwood family, family Cornaceae - a rosid dicot family of the order Umbellales including: genera Aucuba, Cornus, Corokia, Curtisia, Griselinia, Helwingia
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8c) supported by the same characters as in the previous position as Apodytes is not present in the morphological matrix, (4) nested within Aquifoliales as sister to a clade composed of Helwingia and Phyllonoma in 19 trees (Fig.
We also added four outgroup taxa: Lonicera japonica (Plunkett 2255, NY; GB accessions KC881530 and KC881536) and Sambucus canadensis (Plunkett 2256, NY; GB accessions KC881531 and KC881537) from Dipsacales, and Helwingia japonica (Xiang 04C62, NCSC; GB accessions KC881528 and KC881534) and Ilex opaca (Plunkett 2262, NY; GB accessions KC881529 and KC881535) from Aquifoliales.
The presence of epiphyllous inflorescences as described in detail by Dickinson and Sattler (1974, 1975) in Phyllonoma and Helwingia probably reflects the close relationship of both taxa.