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Tropaeolaceae A. L. Jussieu ex Candolle


Habit: herb

Important diagnostics: with milky juice

Taxon group: dicots

Leaf: position: opposite, alternate

Leaf: nature: simple

Leaf: stipules: absent

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: zygomorphic

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 5

Stamen: number: 8

Stamen: filaments: free

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

Pistil: ovary: 3-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule

Ovary: position: superior

Stigma: 3-cleft

Seed: endosperm: seeds without endosperm

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