Achyropsis (Moq.) Benth. & Hook. f.
  • Gen. Pl. 3: 36. 1880.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Achyropsis (Moq.) Benth. & Hook. f. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000000264. Accessed on: 14 Nov 2019'

Morphology

Inflorescence subcapitate to spicate, bracteate, terminal on the stem and branches, flowers solitary in the axils of the bracts.

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    Style very short to slender, stigma capitate.

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    Ovary with a single pendulous ovule, glabrous.

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    Fruit a thin-walled capsule, irregularly ruptured by the developing seed.

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    Seed globose or slightly compressed, endosperm copious.

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    Modified sterile flowers absent, all flowers hermaphrodite and bibracteolate, small.

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    Bracts persistent, finally weakly deflexed or deflexed-ascending; bracteoles and perianth falling together with the fruit, bracteoles closely appressed to the tepals.

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    Perianth segments 4–5, glabrous, firm, deeply concave and usually more or less cucullate at the apex, 1–3-nerved with the midrib ceasing below the muticous apex or excurrent in a minute mucro.

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    Stamens 4–5, the filaments delicate, shortly monadelphous at the base, alternating with distinct pseudostaminodes with or without a dorsal scale; anthers bilocular.

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    Annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs with entire, opposite leaves which may be solitary or fasciculate.

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    Perianth-segments 4–5, glabrous, firm, deeply concave and usually ± hooded at the apex, 1(–3)-nerved with the midrib ceasing below the muticous apex or occasionally excurrent in a minute mucro

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    Stamens 4–5; filaments delicate, shortly monadelphous at the base, alternating with narrowly triangular to quadrate or oblong pseudostaminodes with or without a dorsal scale; anthers bilocular

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    Ovary with a single pendulous ovule, glabrous; style very short to slender; stigma capitate

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    Fruit a thin-walled capsule, irregularly ruptured by the developing seed

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    Seed globose or slightly compressed; endosperm copious.

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    Annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs with entire opposite leaves which may be solitary or in fascicles

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    Inflorescence terminal on the stem and branches, subcapitate to spiciform, bracteate

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    Flowers solitary in the axils of the bracts, all hermaphrodite, bibracteolate, small, modified sterile flowers absent

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    Bracts persistent, finally weakly deflexed or deflexed-ascending; bracteoles and perianth falling with the fruit; bracteoles closely appressed to the perianth

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     Information From

    Amaranthaceae
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