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Lythraceae Jaume Saint Hilaire


Cuphea sp.

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: tree, shrub, herb

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite, alternate, verticillate/whorled

Leaf: nature: simple

Leaf: blade: margin: entire

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, raceme, spike, fascicle, cyme, panicle

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic, zygomorphic

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7+

Flowers: sepal/calyx nature: valvate, tubular, campanulate, spurred

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Corolla: tubular

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

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed, 2-loculed, 3-loculed, 4-loculed, 5-loculed, 6-loculed

Ovary: position: superior

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

Fruit: seed: winged

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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