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Eupomatiaceae Endlicher

habit
woody plants

distribution
Asian, Australian and Oceanian

leaf: position
alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin

leaf: stipules
absent

inflorescence
solitary

flower: sexuality
bisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
enlarged, completely united with the ovary, totally or partially covering it

flower: disc
absent

flower: perianth number
7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of similar segments

flower: sepal number
6+

flower: sepal position
all free from one another, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
11+

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

stamen: number
11+

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, opening by longitudinal slits

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate

stamen: other characters
anthers with a conspicuous appendage

pistil: style
styles absent, stigmas sessile

pistil: carpel
6+

pistil: ovary
1-locular, 6+ locules

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
fleshy

fruit: seed
1 seed, 2 seeds

seed: embryo
straight, curved

seed: endosperm
seeds with endosperm, endosperm ruminate


 

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