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Vochysiaceae A. de Saint Hilaire

habit
woody plants, herbaceous plants

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

distribution
African, North American, South American

leaf: position
opposite or verticillate, alternate

leaf: nature
not compound

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

margin
with entire margin

leaf: epidermis
epidermis of leaf papillose

leaf: stipules
absent, present

inflorescence
raceme, simple, sympodial, compound, sympodial or monopodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual

flower: symmetry
zygomorphic or irregular

flower: receptacle
small, 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 calyx and corolla

flower: sepal number
5

flower: sepal position
all free from one another, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
0, 1, 3, 5

flower: petal position
all free from one another

flower: petal nature
petals contorted

stamen: number
1

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, opening by longitudinal slits

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
3

pistil: ovary
1-locular, 3-locular

pistil: ovule
1 in each loculus, 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

fruit: type
a capsule, a nut

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

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds without endosperm, seeds with endosperm


 

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