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Fagaceae Dumortier

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Fagaceae
Quercus muehlenbergii

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: tree, shrub

Taxon group: dicots

Plant: monoecious

Leaf: position: alternate

Leaf: nature: simple

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

Leaf: stipules: present

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, spike, fascicle, head, spadix, catkin

Flowers: sexuality: unisexual

Flowers: perianth number: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 4, 5, 6

Flowers: sepal position: all free from one another, connate or basally connate

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

Pistil: style: styles more than 1

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

Pistil: ovary: 3-loculed, 4-loculed, 5-loculed, 6-loculed, 7+ loculed

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule, 2 per locule

Pistil: pistil: ovules axillary placentation

Ovary: position: inferior

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

Fruit: seed: 1 seed

Seed: endosperm: seeds without endosperm

Google Image Search: Link

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

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


 

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