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Goupiaceae Miers

habit
woody plants

distribution
South American

leaf: position
alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin, dentate

leaf: stipules
absent, present

inflorescence
umbel

flower: sexuality
bisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

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

flower: disc
present

flower: perianth number
7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
5

flower: sepal position
all free from one another

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
5

flower: petal position
all free from one another

flower: petal nature
petals valvate

stamen: number
5

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 more than 1, free

pistil: carpel
5

pistil: ovary
5-locular

pistil: ovule
3+ in each loculus

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

fruit: type
fleshy

fruit: seed
3+ seeds

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds with endosperm


 

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