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Key to Ardisia

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1 Leaf blades serrate; inflorescences 3-5-flowered; stoloniferous shrub to 0.4 m tall
1 Leaf blades crenate or entire; inflorescences 5-18+-flowered; nonstoloniferous shrubs or trees, 1-15 m tall.
..2 Leaf margins crenate; fruit red when ripe
..2 Leaf margins entire; fruits black or dark purple when ripe.
....3 Branchlets glabrous; inflorescences umbels or subumbels, borne on lateral branches or axillary
....3 Branchlets with red papillae and sometimes also with hairs; inflorescences panicles of racemes, borne terminally
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