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Hippuridaceae Link


Habit: herb

Important diagnostics: aquatic plants

Taxon group: dicots

Stem: stolonous

Leaf: nature: simple

Leaf: blade: margin: entire

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, unisexual

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 0

Stamen: number: 1

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: half-inferior, inferior

Fruit: types and characters: a nut (incl. achene, caryopsis, schizocarp, pyrene, etc.)

Google Image Search: Link

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

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


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