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Description and distribution same as the family.

Notes. Nitrogen-fixing root nodules are known in some species of Coriaria (Bond in Nature 193: 1103. 1962).



KEY TO THE SPECIES


1a. Woody shrubs; leaves usually prominently 3-nerved from base; racemes in clusters or fascicles produced usually on old wood in axils of leaf scars and leaves or at ends of short lateral branches; anthers equal to or shorter than filaments 1. Coriaria nepalensis
b. Herbaceous perennials; leaves usually prominently 7-nerved from base; racemes terminal, always solitary; anthers much longer than filaments 2. Coriaria terminalis


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