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Erythroxylaceae Kunth

habit
woody plants

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

leaf: position
opposite or verticillate, alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin

leaf: epidermis
epidermis of leaf papillose

leaf: stipules
present

inflorescence
solitary, umbel, fascicle

flower: sexuality
bisexual, unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
small

flower: disc
absent

flower: perianth number
7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
5

flower: sepal position
connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
5

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

flower: corona
present, or scales in the throat

stamen: number
10

stamen: symmetry
flowers obdiplostemonous

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

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate, connate into 1 tube or bundle

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

pistil: carpel
2, 3

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

pistil: ovule
1 in each loculus, 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

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds without endosperm, seeds with endosperm


 

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