All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
Wen's Keys | Family List

Araceae Juss.

天南星科

Araceae

Habit: herb

Important diagnostics: with milky juice, spathaceous

Taxon group: monocots

Stem: rhizome, tuberous

Leaf: position: alternate, distichous, ensiform, basal, cauline

Leaf: blade: margin: entire, lobed, cleft, parted or divided

Flowers: inflorescence: spadix

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, unisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: perianth number: 0

Flower: bract: absent

Stamen: number: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10+

Stamen: filaments: connate into 1 tube or bundle

Pistil: carpel: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule, 2 per locule, 3 per locule, 4+ per locule

Fruit: types and characters: fleshy (berry, drupe, pome)

Google Image Search: Link

Dictionary of The Families & Genera of Chinese Seed Plants: Link

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


 

Related Objects Image Gallery 
  • Image/JPEG
  • Image/JPEG
  • The New York Botanical Garden Vascular Plant Type Catalog
  • Web Page
  • Amorphophallus rivieri (Xiangying Wen)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Anthurium hybrid (Xiangying Wen)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Anthurium obscurinervium (Araceae in Flora of Ecuador)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Colocasia esculenta (Xiangying Wen)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Dieffenbachia longivaginata (Xiangying Wen)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Philodendron dodsonii (Araceae in Flora of Ecuador)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Philodendron platypetiolatum (Araceae in Flora of Ecuador)
  • Image/JPEG

    A Checklist for the South China Botanical Garden, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, P. R. China  
  • Amorphophallus rivieri (Xiangying Wen)
  • Image/JPEG
    Chinese Plant Names  
  • Anthurium obscurinervium (Araceae in Flora of Ecuador)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Philodendron dodsonii (Araceae in Flora of Ecuador)
  • Image/JPEG
  • Philodendron platypetiolatum (Araceae in Flora of Ecuador)
  • Image/JPEG
    Flora of China  
  • Araceae (PDF)
  • PDF

     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |