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Monotropaceae Nuttall
[C]

水晶兰科

Habit: herb

Important diagnostics: scale-like leaves

Taxon group: dicots

Flowers: inflorescence: solitary, raceme, head

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: symmetry: actinomorphic

Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 0, 3, 4, 5, 6

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

Stamen: number: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10+

Stamen: anthers: opening by longitudinal slits

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed, 2-loculed, 3-loculed, 4-loculed, 5-loculed, 6-loculed

Ovary: position: superior

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

Seed: endosperm: seeds with endosperm

Google Image Search: Link

Dictionary of The Families & Genera of Chinese Seed Plants: Link

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


 

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