Grossulariaceae


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Grossulariaceae

 

(gooseberry), a family of dicotyledonous plants. They are shrubs with alternate, simple, palmately lobed leaves. The stipules are attached to the petiole or are absent. The flowers, which are bisexual or unisexual, are either racemose or single and are regular. There are five sepals, five petals, and five stamens (rarely four each). The fruit is a berry (paracarpous), crowned with a residual calyx. There are one or two genera (approximately 150 species), distributed in the temperate regions of Eurasia and North and South America. In the USSR there are approximately 50 species. This family of plants includes gooseberry and currant bushes, which are cultivated for their berries.

REFERENCES

Flora SSSR, vol. 9. Moscow-Leningrad, 1939.
Derev’ia i kustarniki SSSR, vol. 3. Moscow-Leningrad, 1954.
Takhtadzhian, A. L. Sistema i filogeniia tsvetkovykh rastenii. Moscow-Leningrad, 1966.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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