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Hypericaceae A. L. Jussieu

habit
woody plants, herbaceous plants

hairs
stellate, stellate

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

leaf: position
opposite or verticillate

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: glands/ligule
with pellucid or glandular dots or lines

leaf: stipules
absent

inflorescence
solitary, simple, sympodial, compound, sympodial or monopodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
small

flower: disc
absent, present

flower: perianth number
7+

flower: perianth nature
perianth of calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
4, 5

flower: sepal position
all free from one another, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
4, 5

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

flower: petal nature
petals contorted

flower: corona
present, or scales in the throat

stamen: number
11+

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, opening by longitudinal slits

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, connate into separate bundles

stamen: other characters
staminodia present

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

pistil: carpel
2, 3, 4, 5

pistil: ovary
1-locular, 3-locular, 5-locular

pistil: ovule
1 in each loculus, 2 in each loculus, 3+ 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, ovules attached to the base of the ovary

fruit: type
a capsule, fleshy

fruit: seed
3+ seeds

seed: embryo
straight, curved

seed: endosperm
seeds without endosperm


 

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