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Hippocastanaceae Candolle

七叶树科

Hippocastanaceae
Aesculus x carnea

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: tree, shrub

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite

Leaf: nature: palmately compound

Leaf: blade: margin: entire, dentate

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: inflorescence: raceme, panicle

Flowers: sexuality: polygamous

Flowers: symmetry: zygomorphic

Flowers: disc: present

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 5

Flowers: sepal/calyx nature: imbricate

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 4, 5

Stamen: number: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10+

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed, 2-loculed, 3-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 2 per locule

Ovary: sessile

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

Fruit: seed: 1 seed

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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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