The holly genus, Ilex L., in the monogeneric Aquifoliaceae, is the largest woody dioecious genus (more than 664 species). It has a very uniform reproductive biology and is instantly recognizable in flower or fruit, although leaf morphology is diverse and growth forms range from prostrate shrubs to tall trees.
Study pushes back origin of existing Ilex crown clade into early Eocene
- 6. 3 2020 (15:01)