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Capusiaceae

habit
woody plants

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

distribution
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, dentate

leaf: stipules
present

inflorescence
umbel

flower: sexuality
bisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic

flower: receptacle
enlarged, completely united with the ovary, totally or partially covering it, enlarged, totally or partially free from the ovary, enlarged, conical or hemispherical

flower: disc
absent, 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, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals imbricate or contorted

flower: petal number
5

flower: petal position
all free from one another

stamen: number
5

stamen: anthers
basifixed, introrse, extrorse, opening by longitudinal slits

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate

stamen: other characters
staminodia present

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

pistil: carpel
5, 6+

pistil: ovary
6+ locules

pistil: ovule
1 in each loculus

pistil
carpels free from each other or carpel 1, ovules axile, carpels connate, ovules attached to the central axis or ventrally in apocarpae

fruit: type
fleshy

fruit: seed
3+ seeds

seed: embryo
straight

seed: endosperm
seeds with endosperm


 

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