Cardiospermum corindum L.
  • Sp. Pl.
  • balãozinho


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cardiospermum corindum L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000587847. Accessed on: 31 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Seed 5 mm. in diam., globose; hilum reniform.

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    Annual herbaceous or slightly woody climber, densely puberulous; internodes 4–8(11) cm. long.

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    Leaves pinnate to biternate; petiole 0·5–3(4·5) cm. long; rhachis 1–3 cm. long.

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    Leaflets with lowest pair ternate, terminal one 2–4 × 1–2 (2·3) cm., lateral ones 2–3·5 × 1–2 cm., lamina with upper surface bright green and under surface grey-green with raised venation, puberulous, apex obtuse and apiculate, margin crenate to lobed, base attenuate.

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    Inflorescence an axillary many-branched numerous-flowered corymbose thyrse; peduncle c. 6 cm. long, pubescent, multibracteate.

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    Flowers white to creamy yellow, 4–6 mm. long.

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    Sepals with lateral ones c. 1 mm. long, anterior and posterior ones c. 3 mm. long, ovate.

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    Petals 4–5 mm. long, 2 anterior ones ovate with small petaloid appendages, 2 posterior ones ovate bearing recurved appendages with clavate apices covered with patent hairs which cause them to cohere.

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    Stamens with the filaments of the inner ones slightly shorter; filaments free.

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    Ovary hirsute.

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    Fruit 2–3·6 cm. long, 3-gonous or 3-quetrous.

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    Seeds black, 4.5–5 mm. diameter; hilum white, reniform or cordate, 3 mm. long, 3.5 mm. wide.

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    Fruit green to orange or rusty red, ovoid or usually ellipsoid, (2–)2.5–3.5(–4) cm. long, (1.5–)2–3.3 cm. wide, finely velvety when young; septa elliptic, longer than wide.

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    Ovary 2–3 mm. long; style 0.5–1 mm. long; stigmas ± 0.5 mm. long.

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    Stamens 8, with filaments 3–4 mm. long, pilose.

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    Petals white or cream, elliptic, (3–)4–6 mm. long, 2–3.5 mm. wide; appendage orange.

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    Sepals unequal; outer broadly elliptic to ± round, 1.5–2 mm. long, 1.5 mm. wide, inner elliptic, 3–5.5 mm. long, 2–3 mm. wide.

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    Inflorescences corymbose to paniculate, the rhachis with 3–5, few-flowered corymbiform racemoid thyrses, grey-pubescent, or a paniculate thyrse 0.4–1.5 cm. long with 6–12 racemoid thyrses 0.2–1.1 cm. long; peduncle below tendrils (2–)3–12 cm. long, above 0.2–1.3 cm. long; secondary peduncles 0.2–1.4 cm. long; pedicels 2–4 mm. long.

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    Leaves stipulate, biternate or pinnate, triangular or ovate in outline, up to 9 cm. long, 10 cm. wide, mostly densely velvety pubescent, in biternate examples composed of 3 main divisions, the median larger than the laterals; petiole 0.3–2(–3) cm. long; first order petiolules 0.1–3 cm. long, second order petiolules 0–1 cm. long; terminal leaflet ovate, 1–5.2 cm. long, 0.5–4.5 cm. wide, acute to acuminate and apiculate at the apex, attenuate-decurrent to truncate or cordate at the base, crenate to serrate or deeply lobed.

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    Annual herbaceous to slightly woody climber, 0.3–4.5 m. tall; stems deeply grooved, densely shortly pubescent.

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    Herbaceous or slightly woody, densely puberulous annual climber. Leaves pinnate to 2-ternate, leaflets cre-nate to lobed. Flowers 2-6 mm long. Fruit ovoid to obversely tetrahedroid. Flowers white to creamy yellow.

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    Habit

    Liana/volúvel/trepadeira

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    • Habitat

      Bushveld, woodland, roadsides.

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      Distribution Map

       
      • Native distribution
      Found in
      • Southern America Brazil Alagoas
      • Bahia
      • Ceará
      • Paraába
      • Pernambuco
      • Piauá
      • Rio Grande do Norte
      • Paraní
      • Minas Gerais
      • Rio de Janeiro
      • São Paulo

      Synonyms

      Other Local Names

      NameLanguageCountry
      balãozinhoPortuguese
      chumbinhoPortuguese

       Information From

      Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
      http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
      Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
      • A Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
      Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
      https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
      http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
      • B
      e-Flora of South Africa
      e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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      • D
      Sapindaceae
      • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
      World Flora Online consortium
      http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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