Cordia crenata Delile
  • Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cordia crenata Delile. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000620391. Accessed on: 30 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Shrub or small tree 1.5–9 m. tall; young shoots with dense adpressed hairs and usually long ± spreading hairs as well, later ± glabrous or long hairs persistent on upper 15 cm. of stem; bark pale buff-brown or grey, often with ± prominent nodular petiole-bases; in subsp. shinyangensis young stems, young leaves, inflorescence-axes and buds ferruginous velvety.

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    Fruit red, ovoid-globose, 0.7–1.3 cm. long, 6–8 mm. wide, apiculate; calyx cupular, 6.5–9 mm. wide, lobed, glabrous or pilose.

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    Male: buds very shortly bluntly acuminate, adpressed pubescent, particularly at the apex; calyx-tube conic-campanulate 3.5–4.5 mm. long; lobes broadly triangular, 1.2–1.5 mm. long; corolla cream or greenish yellow; tube 3.5–4 mm. long; lobes 4–5(–6), ovate-oblong, 4–4.5(–6) mm. long, 1–2.5 mm. wide; filaments 1.5–6 mm. long, rudimentary ovary under 1 mm. long; style absent.

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    Leaf-blades broadly elliptic, obovate-oblong or almost round, less often oblong-lanceolate, 1–10.8 cm. long, 0.8–8 cm. wide, rounded, emarginate or subacute at apex, or rounded to cuneate at base, entire or frequently crenate to dentate, puberulous to pubescent above and beneath but not or only slightly asperous, or ± glabrous; petiole 0.5–1 cm. long with indumentum like stems when young.

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    Hermaphrodite: calyx 5.5–6.5 mm. long including 1–1.3 mm. long ovate lobes, ± glabrous outside, minutely pubescent inside; corolla-tube 4–5 mm. long; lobes 4–5(–6), oblong to narrowly ovate, 3–4 mm. long, 1.5–2 mm. wide; filaments 1.5–2 mm. long; style 2–3.5 mm. long; branches very short, up to 1.3 mm. long; stigmatic arms 7 mm. long.

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    Inflorescences 2.5–3 cm. long, ± sessile to shortly pedunculate; peduncle and secondary axes 0.5–4 cm. long, ± velvety and with long hairs; pedicels 2–3 mm. long.

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     Information From

    Boraginaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    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
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International