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Frankeniaceae A. de Saint Hilaire ex Gray


Habit: shrub, herb

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, cyme

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 4, 5, 6, 7+

Flowers: sepal position: connate or basally connate

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 4, 5, 6, 7

Flowers: petal nature: imbricate

Stamen: number: 6

Stamen: filaments: free, connate into 1 tube or bundle

Pistil: style: style 1, or styles more or less connate

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

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed

Pistil: pistil: ovules parietal placentation

Ovary: position: superior

Fruit: types and characters: a capsule (incl. pod, follicle, 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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