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Crypteroniaceae A. de Candolle

habit
woody plants

distribution
Asian

leaf: position
opposite or verticillate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin

leaf: stipules
absent, present

inflorescence
raceme, spike, compound, sympodial or monopodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual, unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
enlarged, totally or partially free from the ovary

flower: disc
absent

flower: perianth number
4, 5

flower: perianth nature
perianth of similar segments

flower: sepal number
4, 5

flower: sepal position
all free from one another

flower: sepal nature
sepals valvate

flower: petal number
0

stamen: number
4, 5

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

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, opening by longitudinal slits, opening by apical pores

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate

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

pistil: carpel
2

pistil: ovary
2-locular

pistil: ovule
3+ in each loculus

pistil
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 without endosperm


 

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