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Cynocrambaceae

habit
herbaceous plants

hairs
glandular, stellate

distribution
African, Asian, European

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
simple, sympodial

flower: sexuality
unisexual

flower: symmetry
actinomorphic, zygomorphic or irregular

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

flower: disc
absent

flower: perianth number
0, 1, 2, 3, 4

flower: perianth nature
perianth of similar segments

flower: sepal number
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

flower: sepal position
all free from one another, connate

flower: sepal nature
sepals valvate

flower: petal number
0

stamen: number
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11+

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

stamen: filaments
free from the corolla, not connate

pistil: style
style 1, or styles more or less connate, style gynobasic

pistil: carpel
1

pistil: ovary
1-locular

pistil: ovule
1 in each loculus

pistil
carpels free from each other or carpel 1, ovules attached to the central axis or ventrally in apocarpae, ovules attached to the base of the ovary

fruit: type
a nut

fruit: seed
1 seed

seed: embryo
curved

seed: endosperm
seeds with endosperm


 

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