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Alstroemeriaceae Dumortier

habit
herbaceous plants

distribution
North American, South American

leaf: position
alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

leaf: venation
longitudinal in leaves or leaflets

margin
with entire margin

leaf: stipules
absent

inflorescence
solitary, raceme, umbel, simple, sympodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic, zygomorphic or irregular

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

flower: disc
absent

flower: perianth number
6

flower: perianth nature
perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
0, 3

flower: sepal position
all free from one another

flower: petal number
3, 6

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

stamen: number
6

stamen: symmetry
the same number as and opposite the petals or alternate with the sepals

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, opening by longitudinal slits

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate

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

pistil: carpel
3

pistil: ovary
1-locular, 3-locular

pistil: ovule
3+ in each loculus

pistil
ovules parietal, carpels connate, ovules axile, carpels connate, ovules attached to the central axis or ventrally in apocarpae

fruit: type
a capsule

fruit: seed
3+ seeds

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds with endosperm


 

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