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Mitchella

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Eudicots
Order  Gentianales
Scientific name  Mitchella
Rank  Genus
Clade  Angiosperms
Clade  Asterids
Family  Rubiaceae
Higher classification  Rubiaceae
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Similar  Mitchella repens, Rubiaceae, Blephilia, Disporopsis, Chrysogonum

Mitchella repens plant id and introduction


Mitchella is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It is found from China to temperate eastern Asia, and from eastern Canada to Guatemala.

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The genus Mitchella was named by Carl Linnaeus after his friend John Mitchell (1711–1768), an English physician who lived in America and gave Linnaeus much valuable information on the American flora.

Mitchella Mitchella repens partridgeberry Go Botany

It consists of a two species of glabrous or puberulous, creeping, rhizomatous herbs with white axillary flowers with funnel-shaped corollas. They prefer mildly acidic soils, growing in woods near pines, hemlock or mossy hummocks.

Mitchella Mitchella repens Partridgeberry

The fruits of Mitchella repens, known as partridge berries, are eaten in some places. In Newfoundland, jam is made of a mixture of apples and partridge berries.

Mitchella Mitchella repens Partridgeberry

Mitchella repens


Species

  • Mitchella repens L. - Partridge Berry - from eastern Canada to Guatemala
  • Mitchella undulata Siebold & Zucc. - China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
  • References

    Mitchella Wikipedia


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