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Calycanthus

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderLauralesTrees and shrubs, including bay laurels, cinnamon, avocado, sassafras and others
FamilyCalycanthaceaeSweetshrub or spicebush family
GenusCalycanthusFrom the Greek kalyx, “calyx,” and anthos, “flower,” and referring to the similarity between the sepals and petals

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Calycanthus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2013.

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Calycanthus

(Calycanthus) · 7/17/2012 · Beaver Brook Association Conservation Lands, Rte. 130, Wildlife Pond Trail, Hollis, NH
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm) Species not yet identified

Calycanthus

(Calycanthus) · 7/17/2012 · Beaver Brook Association Conservation Lands, Rte. 130, Wildlife Pond Trail, Hollis, NH
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) Species not yet identified