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Cercidiphyllaceae Engler

habit
woody plants

distribution
Asian

leaf: position
opposite or verticillate

leaf: nature
not compound

leaf: venation
palmate in leaves or leaflets

margin
dentate

leaf: epidermis
epidermis of leaf papillose

leaf: stipules
present

inflorescence
solitary, fascicle

flower: sexuality
unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
small

flower: disc
absent

flower: perianth number
4

flower: perianth nature
perianth of similar segments

flower: sepal number
4

flower: sepal position
all free from one another

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
0

stamen: number
11+

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, extrorse, opening by longitudinal slits

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate

pistil: gynophore
present

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

pistil: carpel
4, 5, 6+

pistil: ovary
1-locular

pistil: ovule
3+ in each loculus

pistil
carpels free from each other or carpel 1, 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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