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Liriodendron hesperia

Taxonomy
Liriodendron hesperia was named by Berry (1941).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Liriodendron hesperia Berry
1988Liriodendron hesperia Baghai

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RankNameAuthor
genusLiriodendronL
RankNameAuthor
specieshesperiaBerry 1941

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
N. L. Baghai 1988Carpels are winged, with a narrow to acute apex, 1.6-3.4 cm long. Wings are broadly lanceolate with parallel margins, 1.1-2.6 cm long, 0.5-0.7 cm wide. The wings have a distinct midrib. Two or three basally departing secondaries are subparallel to the midrib and fork once or twice. Minute bands of sclerotic tissues are present between the veins. Seed-bearing bases are laterally compressed 0.5-0.8 cm long.