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Punicaceae Horaninow


Punica granatum

Credit: Xiangying Wen

Habit: tree, shrub

Important diagnostics: spiny stems or leaves

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite

Leaf: blade: margin: entire

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 5, 6, 7+

Flowers: sepal/calyx nature: tubular, campanulate

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 5, 6, 7

Stamen: number: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10+

Pistil: ovule: 2 per locule, 3 per locule, 4+ per locule

Pistil: pistil: ovules parietal placentation, ovules axillary placentation

Ovary: position: inferior

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

Seed: aril: present

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Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


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