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Musaceae A. L. Jussieu

芭蕉科

Musaceae
Musa basjoo

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: herb

Taxon group: monocots

Stem: rhizome, corm

Leaf: position: spiral

Leaf: venation: pinnate

Leaf: blade: margin: entire

Leaf: other characters: with leaf sheath

Flowers: inflorescence: fascicle, cyme

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, unisexual

Flowers: symmetry: zygomorphic

Flower: bract: present

Stamen: number: 5

Stamen: anthers: 2-celled

Stamen: filaments: free

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

Pistil: ovary: 3-loculed

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

Ovary: position: inferior

Fruit: types and characters: fleshy (berry, drupe, pome)

Seed: aril: absent

Seed: embryo: straight

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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