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Woonyoungia (Dandy) Y. W. Law

Description from Flora of China

Trees, dioecious. Stipules adnate to petiole. Young leaves folded in bud; petiole with stipular scar. Flowers terminal, solitary, sometimes overtopped by a growing axillary vegetative bud and thus seemingly axillary. Spathaceous bract 1, just basal to tepals. Tepals 6 or 7, 3 per whorl, subequal. Male flower: stamen connective exserted and forming a mucro; anthers dehiscing introrsely. Female flower: gynoecium sessile; carpels 6-15, connate; ovules 2 per carpel. Mature carpels woody, dehiscing along dorsal sutures. Seeds 1 or 2 per carpel, pendulous on an elongated filiform and elastic pseudofuniculus.

Three species: Cambodia, S China, N Thailand, Vietnam; one species (endemic) in China.

木兰园 Magnolia Garden

Lower Taxon


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