Family Oleaceae Trees - Olive, Ash, etc.
The Oleaceae family is an ancient one that includes a number of important tribes and genera. Some members are trees, while others are vines and shrubs. I have arbitrarily decided to put only the tree members of the family in this gallery, but leave the vines and shrubs in their more generic galleries. Tree genera of the family include ash (Fraxinus), olive (Olea), lilac (Syringa), and fringetree (Chionanthus). In 2017 I created a separate cyber arboretum gallery for the genus Syringa, and have now moved the lilac tree images there.Read More