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Hippocrateaceae A. L. Jussieu


Habit: tree, shrub, liana

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite

Leaf: nature: simple

Leaf: stipules: absent, present

Flowers: inflorescence: fascicle, cyme

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: disc: present

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 5

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 5

Flowers: petal nature: valvate, imbricate

Stamen: number: 2, 3, 4, 5

Pistil: ovary: 3-loculed

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

Ovary: position: superior

Fruit: types and characters: a capsule (incl. pod, follicle, etc.), fleshy (berry, drupe, pome)

Fruit: seed: winged

Seed: endosperm: seeds without endosperm

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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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