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Phytolaccaceae R. Brown

商陆科

Phytolaccaceae
Phytolacca sp.

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: tree, shrub, herb

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: alternate

Leaf: nature: simple

Leaf: blade: margin: entire

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: inflorescence: raceme, spike, cyme, panicle

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual, unisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic, zygomorphic

Flowers: disc: present

Flowers: perianth number: 4, 5

Stamen: number: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Stamen: anthers: dorsifixed, opening by longitudinal slits, 2-celled

Stamen: filaments: free, connate into 1 tube or bundle

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

Pistil: carpel: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule

Pistil: pistil: carpels free from each other, ovules attached to the base of the ovary, connate or basally connate

Ovary: position: superior, inferior

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

Seed: embryo: curved

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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