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Bromeliaceae A. L. Jussieu

凤梨科

Bromeliaceae
Ananas comosus

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: shrub, herb

Taxon group: monocots

Leaf: position: basal, spiral, rosette

Leaf: venation: parallel

Leaf: blade: margin: entire, dentate

Leaf: other characters: with leaf sheath

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, raceme, spike, head, panicle

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, unisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic, zygomorphic

Flowers: perianth nature: perianth of calyx and corolla

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 3

Flowers: sepal position: all free from one another, connate or basally connate

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 3

Flowers: petal position: all free from one another, connate or basally connate

Flowers: petal nature: with appendage

Flower: bract: present

Stamen: number: 6

Stamen: anthers: opening by longitudinal slits, 2-celled

Stamen: filaments: free from the corolla, free

Pistil: carpel: 3

Pistil: ovary: 3-loculed

Pistil: pistil: ovules axillary placentation, ovules attached to the central axis

Ovary: position: superior, half-inferior, inferior

Fruit: types and characters: a capsule (incl. pod, follicle, etc.), fleshy (berry, drupe, pome)

Fruit: seed: winged

Seed: endosperm: seeds with endosperm

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Dictionary of The Families & Genera of Chinese Seed Plants: Link

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


 

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