Caucasian name for the tree.
Trees or rarely shrubs. Leaves alternate, symmetrical, with parallel veins and simple toothing, each tooth ending in a short, soft bristle. Leaf stalk short. Flowers bisexual. Perianth segments and stamens 4-5. Fruit a dryish asymmetrical drupe.
Seed, layers or grafting on elms.
4 species from Crete, W & E Asia.
Ainsworth (1989), Yeo (1989a), Muir (1991), Andrews (1993), Hunt (1993b).
Source: (1997). Ulmaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.