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Fraxinus ornus
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Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Genus: Fraxinus

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European Ash in flower
Narrow-leafed Esh (Fraxinus angustifolia) shoot wi leaves

Fraxinus (play /ˈfræksɨnəs/)[2] is a genus o flouerin plants in the olive an lilac faimily, Oleaceae. It contains 45–65 speshies o usually medium tae lairge trees, mostly deciduous though a few subtropical speshies are evergreen. The leaves are opposite (rarely in whorls o three), an maistly pinnately compound, simple in a few speshies. The seeds, popularly kent as keys or helicopter seeds, are a type o fruit kent as a samara. Rowans or Muntain Eshes are unrelatit tae true eshes an belong tae the Genus Sorbus though the leaves an buds are superficially similar.

Selectit speshies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Eastren North Americae
Wastren an soothwastren North Americae
Wastren Paleairctic (Europe, north Africae an soothwast Asie)
Eastren Paleairctic (central an east Asie)

Footnotes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Fraxinus L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2006-04-03. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  2. Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607
  3. "Species Records of Fraxinus". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  4. "Fraxinus L.". ITIS Standard Reports. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 

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