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Styrax americanus

Styrax americanus Lam.

Styrax americanus Lam. var. pulverulentus (Michx.) Perkins ex Rehder

Styrax pulverulentus Michx.

Snowbell

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEbenalesIncludes ebony, persimmon, silverbell, many others
FamilyStyracaceaeTemperate climate trees and shrubs
GenusStyraxThe classical Greek name used by Theophrastus and derived from a Semitic name for these resin-producing plants from which was collected the gum storax
SpeciesamericanusAmerican

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Styrax americanus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 May 2011.

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Styrax americanus (Snowbell)

6/15/2000 · By Constance B. Kent

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