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Gomortegaceae Reiche

habit
woody plants

distribution
South American

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

inflorescence
raceme, compound, sympodial or monopodial

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
5, 6, 7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of similar segments

flower: sepal number
5, 6+

flower: sepal position
all free from one another

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
0

stamen: number
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11+

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, opening by valves

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate

stamen: other characters
staminodia present

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

pistil: carpel
2, 3

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

pistil: ovule
1 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: endosperm
seeds with endosperm


 

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