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Aquilariaceae R. Brown

habit
woody plants

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

distribution
African, Asian, Australian and Oceanian

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

leaf: stipules
absent

inflorescence
umbel, compound, sympodial or monopodial

flower: sexuality
bisexual, unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
small, enlarged, totally or partially free from the ovary

flower: disc
absent, present

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

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

flower: sepal number
4, 5, 6+

flower: sepal position
all free from one another, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
0, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11+

flower: petal position
all free from one another

stamen: number
4, 5, 8, 10, 11+

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

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate, connate into separate bundles

pistil: gynophore
present

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

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

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

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
a capsule

fruit: 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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