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Coriariaceae Candolle

habit
woody plants

distribution
African, Asian, Australian and Oceanian, European, North American, South American

leaf: position
opposite or verticillate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin

leaf: stipules
absent, present

inflorescence
solitary, raceme

flower: sexuality
bisexual, unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
small, enlarged, conical or hemispherical

flower: disc
absent

flower: perianth number
7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
5

flower: sepal position
all free from one another

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
5

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

stamen: number
10

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

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

pistil: style
styles absent, stigmas sessile, style 1, or styles more or less connate

pistil: carpel
4, 5, 6+

pistil: ovary
1-locular, 5-locular, 6+ locules

pistil: ovule
1 in each loculus

pistil
carpels free from each other or carpel 1, ovules axile, carpels connate, ovules attached to the central axis or ventrally in apocarpae, ovules attached to the apex of the ovary

fruit: type
a nut, fleshy

fruit: seed
1 seed, 3+ seeds

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds without endosperm, seeds with endosperm


 

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