Nemopanthus Raf.

Mountain Holly

Greek nema — thread, anthos — flower, referring to the thread-like flower and fruit stalks.

For description see species description. O

ne species grown for the attractive fruit and colourful autumn foliage.


Petals and stamens free and calyx absent or soon shed.

1 species from E North America.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Aquifoliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Aquifoliales
family       Aquifoliaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Nemopanthus mucronatus (L.) Trel.