Monographs Details: Nestronia umbellata Raf.
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Family:Santalaceae
Scientific Name:Nestronia umbellata Raf.
Description:Species Description - Dioecious; staminate fls with flat, spreading hypanthium, 4–5-lobed cal, and conspicuous, flat, 4–5-lobed nectary disk bearing the stamens in its sinuses, the filaments curved-ascending; pistillate hypanthium slenderly obconic, bearing 4 foliaceous bracts at its summit, the 4 tep erect; fr an ellipsoid yellowish-green drupe; shrubs with puberulent twigs and foliage, opposite lvs, and small greenish fls, the staminate in small terminal umbels, the pistillate solitary and terminal. 4, the others in China and Japan.