All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
SCBG Checklist | Family List | Tiliaceae

Microcos Linn.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves alternate, shortly petiolate; leaf blade ovate, oblong, or lanceolate, leathery, basal veins 3, margin entire or lobed in distal 1/2. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, cymose paniculate. Flowers bisexual. Sepals 5, free. Petals 5 or rarely absent, glandular at base adaxially. Stamens many, free, borne distally on androgynophore. Ovary superior, usually 3-loculed; ovules 4-7 per locule; style simple; stigma subulate, usually not lobed. Fruit a drupe, globose, obovoid, or pyriform, not furrowed, without drupelets.

About 60 species: primarily in Africa, Asia; three species in China.

分类区 Classified Area, 药用植物园 Medicinal Plants Area, 引种苗圃 Introducing Plants Nursery, 蒲岗保护区 Pu Gang Reserve

Lower Taxa


Related Objects  

Flora of China  
  • Microcos.pdf
  • PDF

     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |