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Taccaceae Dumortier


Habit: herb

Taxon group: monocots

Stem: rhizome, stolonous

Leaf: position: basal

Leaf: blade: margin: entire, lobed, cleft, parted or divided

Leaf: other characters: with leaf sheath

Flowers: inflorescence: umbel

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: perianth number: 6

Flower: bract: present

Flower: bractlet: present

Stamen: number: 6

Stamen: anthers: introrse, 2-celled

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed, 3-loculed

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

Pistil: pistil: ovules parietal placentation

Ovary: position: inferior

Stigma: 3-cleft

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

Fruit: seed: 4+ seeds

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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