Vegetative key to the families

WOODY PLANT(usually shrubs) with leaves with PARALLEL VENATION (Fig. 26). Leaves alternate or spirally arranged, often crowded, rigid, ericoid, often sharp-pointed; the margins usually entire but sometimes denticulate; stipules absent Ericaceae
Stamens 4–5, as many as corolla lobes or less
Style terminal on the ovary. Fruit drupaceous; seeds solitary or few in each loculus
Style inserted in a ± deep pit in the ovary summit. Fruit a capsule; seeds numerous in each loculus