Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Ulmaceae Mirbel. Elm Family.

Key to Ulmaceae

As here circumscribed (excluding Celtis and relatives), a family of 6-7 genera and about 35 species, of temperate, subtropical, and boreal Northern Hemisphere, rarely extending into the Southern Hemisphere). Zavada & Kim (1996) discuss compelling reasons to remove Celtis from the Ulmaceae.

Ref: Sherman-Broyles, Barker, & Schultz (1997) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Todzia In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Zavada & Kim (1996). Show full citations.

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