Artabotrys R. Br.
  • Bot. Reg. 5: , pl. 423. 1820.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Artabotrys R. Br. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000003139. Accessed on: 27 Feb 2020'

General Information

Climbing shrubs or woody lianas. Inflorescences 1- or few-flowered clusters; peduncle recurved, woody, persistent, forming a hook. Flowers bisexual, often fragrant. Torus flat or concave. Sepals 3, valvate, connate at base. Petals 6, in 2 whorls, pale yellowish, subequal, with each whorl valvate, base concave, apex connivent. Stamens many, outermost series sometimes forming staminodes; connectives apically dilated, apex truncate. Carpels 4 to many; ovules 2 per carpel, basal; stigmas ovoid, oblong, or clavate. Fruit apocarpous; monocarps fasciculate, sessile or shortly stipitate, ellipsoid-obovoid or globose, fleshy and berrylike. Seeds 1 or 2 per monocarp, without an aril.

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    Morphology

    Seeds held vertically, collateral; aril absent

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    Monocarps indehiscent, cylindric or ellipsoid, mostly not stipitate, 1–2-seeded, usually fleshy

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    Carpels mostly numerous, free, ovoid or ellipsoid, with 2 basal ovules; styles linear-oblong, shorter than or equalling the ovary

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    Stamens numerous (sometimes the outer ones staminodes), linear-oblong or cuneiform; filaments very short or absent; anther-cells extrorse; connective-appendages dilated, truncate

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    Petals 6, in 2 whorls of 3, both valvate, subequal, free, usually concave at the base and connivent over the stamens and carpels

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    Climbing or erect shrubs, rarely small trees with an indumentum of simple hairs or glabrous

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    Flowers hermaphrodite, pedicellate, solitary or in extra-axillary cymes, rarely terminal, mostly borne on very characteristic thickened hooked peduncles; buds ovoid; bracts and bracteoles small, mostly numerous, usually deciduous

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    Sepals 3, valvate, free or ± united at the base, equalling or smaller than the petals

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    Sepals 3, valvate, equal to the petals or shorter.

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    Petals 6, free, in two equal or unequal whorls, both valvate, usually thick, erect or spreading, flat or ± subulate, usually ± concave at the base and enclosing the reproductive parts.

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    Flowers bisexual, solitary or in condensed cymes, extra-axillary (rarely terminal), pedicellate, on usually hooked and flattened peduncles.

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    Buds ovoid.

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    Bracts and bracteoles small, often caducous.

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    Shrubs or rarely small trees, usually climbing or scrambling, with simple hairs.

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    Seeds vertical, collateral; aril absent.

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    Ripe carpels indehiscent, succulent, cylindric or ellipsoid, 1–2-seeded.

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    Carpels few (6) to numerous, free; ovary ovoid or ellipsoid, with 2 basal ovules; style as long as the ovary or shorter, cylindric or ± flattened, oblique; stigma small.

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    Stamens ?, oblong or cuneiform, with thecae extrorse and connective-prolongation broadened and truncate, the outer ones sometimes staminodial; filaments very short or absent.

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    Distribution

    A rather large genus of about 100 species occurring in tropical Africa and Asia.

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    Included Species

     Information From

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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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