Monographs Details: Aralia
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Genus Description - Pet and stamens each 5; carpels (4)5(6), the styles distinct or somewhat connate below; fr a berry-like drupe, tipped by the persistent styles, usually with as many pyrenes as carpels; prickly or unarmed herbs, shrubs, or trees, with pinnately or ternately compound or decompound lvs and 2–many umbels of white or greenish fls in each infl. 35, Indomal., e. Asia, N. Amer.