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Burmanniaceae Blume


Habit: herb

Important diagnostics: scale-like leaves

Taxon group: monocots

Stem: rhizome

Leaf: position: basal

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, raceme, fascicle, cyme

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: perianth number: 6

Flowers: petal position: connate or basally connate

Stamen: number: 3

Pistil: ovary: 3-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 2 per locule, 3 per locule, 4+ per locule

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

Ovary: position: inferior

Fruit: types and characters: a capsule (incl. pod, follicle, etc.)

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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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