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Hernandiaceae Blume


Habit: tree, shrub, liana

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: alternate

Leaf: nature: simple, palmately compound

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: inflorescence: corymb, panicle

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, polygamous

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: perianth number: 6, 7, 8, 9+

Stamen: number: 3, 4, 5

Stamen: anthers: opening by valves

Stamen: other characters: staminodia present

Pistil: style: style 1, or styles more or less connate

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule

Pistil: pistil: ovules attached to the apex of the ovary

Ovary: position: inferior

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

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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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