Chionanthus L.

Common Name: Chionanthus, Fringetree

Family: Oleaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 1: 8. 1753.

Other: Lectotype: C. virginicus L. (Ill. Fl. N. U.S. (Britton & Brown), ed. 2 2: 278. 1913.) Greek 'chion' = snow, 'anthos' = flower - referring to the white flowers.

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