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Alangiaceae Candolle

habit
woody plants

important diagnostics
spiny stems or leaves

hairs
glandular, stellate, stellate

distribution
African, Asian, Australian and Oceanian

leaf: position
alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

leaf: venation
pinnate or hardly visible in leaves or leaflets., palmate in leaves or leaflets

margin
with entire margin, lobed or divided

leaf: epidermis
epidermis of leaf papillose

leaf: glands/ligule
with pellucid or glandular dots or lines

leaf: stipules
absent

inflorescence
simple, sympodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
enlarged, completely united with the ovary, totally or partially covering it

flower: disc
present

flower: perianth number
7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
4, 5, 6+

flower: sepal position
connate

flower: petal number
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

flower: petal position
all free from one another, petals connate

flower: petal nature
petals valvate

stamen: number
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11+

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, opening by longitudinal slits

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, inserted on the corolla, not connate

pistil: style
style 1, or styles more or less connate

pistil: carpel
2, 3

pistil: ovary
1-locular, 2-locular

pistil: ovule
1 in each loculus

pistil
ovules axile, carpels connate, ovules attached to the apex of the ovary

fruit: type
fleshy

fruit: seed
1 seed

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds with endosperm


 

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