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Stylidiaceae R. Brown


Habit: shrub, herb

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite, alternate, basal, tufted

Leaf: nature: simple

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, raceme, corymb, cyme

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, unisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic, zygomorphic

Flowers: disc: absent, present

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

Flowers: sepal position: connate or basally connate

Flowers: petal position: connate or basally connate

Flowers: petal nature: imbricate

Stamen: number: 2

Stamen: anthers: 2-celled

Stamen: filaments: connate into 1 tube or bundle

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed, 2-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 4+ per locule

Pistil: pistil: ovules axillary placentation

Ovary: position: inferior

Stigma: 2-cleft

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

Seed: endosperm: seeds with 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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