Clethra L.

Lily-of-the-Valley Tree

For description see family.

Seeds, softwood cuttings, layers and division.

About 50 species from E Asia, N America and American tropics.

Hu (1960).

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Clethraceae. In: Spencer, R.. 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.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Clethraceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Clethra arborea Aiton
species         Clethra delavayi Franch.