All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 11 Page 34 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 11 | Linaceae

1. Reinwardtia Dumortier, Commentat. Bot. 19. 1822.

石海椒属 shi hai jiao shu

Shrubs. Stipules minute, subulate, caducous. Leaves alternate. Inflorescences axillary and terminal cymose fascicles or flowers solitary and axillary. Sepals 5, lanceolate, persistent, margin entire, apex acuminate. Petals 4 or 5, yellow, much longer than sepals, confluent, fugacious. Stamens 5, hypogynous, basally connate; staminodes 5, alternating with and inserted between stamens; glands 2-5, adnate to staminal ring. Ovary 3(or 4)-celled, cells 2-loculed by intrusion of a false septum, with 1 ovule per locule; styles 3(or 4), filiform, distinct or basally connate; stigmas subcapitate. Capsule splitting into 6(-8) 1-seeded mericarps. Seeds with a membranous wing.

One species: E, S, and SE Asia.

Lower Taxon


Related Objects  
  • Reinwardtia.pdf
  • PDF

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |