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Flacourtiaceae Richard ex Candolle

habit
woody plants

important diagnostics
spiny stems or leaves, cystoliths present

hairs
stellate, 2-armed or T-shaped, non-glandular, tufted, non-glandular, peltate or scale-like

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

leaf: position
opposite or verticillate, alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin, lobed or divided, dentate

leaf: epidermis
epidermis of leaf papillose

leaf: glands/ligule
with pellucid or glandular dots or lines

leaf: stipules
present

inflorescence
solitary, raceme, spike, fascicle, head, simple, sympodial, compound, sympodial or monopodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual, unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

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

flower: disc
absent, present

flower: perianth number
3, 4, 5, 6, 7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of similar segments, perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
3, 4, 5, 6+

flower: sepal position
all free from one another, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted, sepals valvate

flower: petal number
0, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11+

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

stamen: number
1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11+

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

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

stamen: other characters
staminodia present

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

pistil: carpel
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+

pistil: ovary
1-locular, 2-locular, 3-locular, 4-locular, 5-locular, 6+ locules

pistil: ovule
2 in each loculus, 3+ in each loculus

pistil
carpels free from each other or carpel 1, ovules parietal, carpels connate, 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 capsule, fleshy

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

seed: aril
arillus or arill-like organs present

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds with endosperm


 

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