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Elaeagnaceae A. L. Jussieu

胡颓子科

Elaeagnaceae
Elaeagnus pungens

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: tree, shrub

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite, alternate

Leaf: blade: margin: entire

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, raceme, fascicle

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, unisexual

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 2, 3, 4

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 0

Stamen: number: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule

Ovary: position: superior

Fruit: types and characters: a nut (incl. achene, caryopsis, schizocarp, pyrene, etc.)

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

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


 

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