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Elms and Hackberries

Elms and HackberriesFAMILY ULMACEAE

Genus ULMUS, Linn.

Trees of horticultural and lumber value. Leaves alternate serrate, unequal at base, with strong ribs and short petioles Flowers greenish, inconspicuous, perfect. Fruit a dry nutlet with thin encircling wing, bearing two hooks at apex.

Genus CELTIS, Linn.

Valuable shade trees. Leaves simple, 3-nerved, serrate. Flowers polygamo-moncecicus, axillary, small. Fruit sweet, succulent berry.

Genus PLANERA, Gmel.

Water-loving trees of small size. Leaves elm-like, small, unsymmetrical. Flowers polygamo-monoecious, axillary, small. Fruit a dry drupe in crustaceous husk.

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