Leaf shapes in the genus Shortia (Diapensiaceae)

These two sets of line drawings illustrate my article A summary of the genus Shortia; the link in the side-bar will take you back to the article.

Whilst the leaves of any taxon and, indeed, of a single plant, will show considerable variation, it is the characteristics of shape and toothing that provide the main diagnostic features in this genus.

Line drawings of Shortia leaves

Line drawings of Shortia leaves [plate 2]