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Oxalidaceae R. Brown


Oxalis triangularis

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: shrub, herb

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: nature: simple, compound, pinnately compound, palmately compound

Leaf: stipules: absent, present

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, raceme, umbel, cyme

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 5

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 5

Flowers: petal position: all free from one another, connate or basally connate

Flowers: petal nature: contorted

Stamen: number: 10+

Stamen: filaments: connate into 1 tube or bundle, connate into separate bundles

Pistil: style: styles more than 1

Pistil: ovary: 5-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 2 per locule

Pistil: pistil: ovules axillary placentation

Ovary: position: superior

Fruit: types and characters: a capsule (incl. pod, follicle, etc.), fleshy (berry, drupe, pome)

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