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Dichapetalaceae Baillon

habit
woody plants, herbaceous plants

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

leaf: position
alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin

leaf: stipules
present

inflorescence
corymb, fascicle, head, simple, sympodial, compound, sympodial or monopodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual, unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic, zygomorphic or irregular

flower: receptacle
small

flower: disc
absent, present

flower: perianth number
7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
4, 5

flower: sepal position
all free from one another, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
4, 5

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

stamen: number
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

stamen: anthers
dorsifixed or ventrifixed, basifixed, introrse, extrorse, opening by longitudinal slits

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

stamen: other characters
staminodia present

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

pistil: carpel
2, 3, 4

pistil: ovary
2-locular, 3-locular, 4-locular

pistil: ovule
2 in each loculus

pistil
ovules axile, carpels connate, ovules attached to the central axis or ventrally in apocarpae, ovules attached to the apex of the ovary

fruit: type
fleshy

fruit: seed
1 seed, 2 seeds, 3+ seeds

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds without endosperm


 

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