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This family contains exactly one genus, Ilex.

See list of 8 species in this genus
  • 1a. Perianth 4- or 5-merous; sepals minute, deciduous in fruit; petals linear to linear-oblong, yellow-white, distinct; stamens free; leaves without stipules; branchlets and winter buds purple
  • 1b. Perianth 4- to 8-merous; sepals evident, persistent in fruit; petals obovate, white, connate at the base; stamens adnate to the corolla tube for a short distance; leaves with a stipular vestige on each side; branchlets and winter buds gray to brown

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