Asteranthe Engler & Diels in Engler
  • Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 6: 5, 30. 1901.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Asteranthe Engler & Diels in Engler. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000003385. Accessed on: 28 Feb 2020'

Morphology

Shrubs or small trees; indumentum of simple hairs

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    Sepals 3, valvate, free

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    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or paired, extra-axillary, shortly stalked; bracteoles 2, eventually deciduous

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    Stamens numerous; filaments very short; anther-cells linear; connective-prolongation truncate at the apex, pubescent

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    Petals 6, valvate, longitudinally folded in bud, quickly expanding and much larger than the sepals, joined at the extreme base

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    Seeds irregularly ellipsoid, with a small terminal opening around the hilum.

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    Monocarps indehiscent, sub cylindrical, somewhat narrowed towards the apex, subsessile, 3–10-seeded, slightly constricted between the seeds, ± dry

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    Carpels 10–22, free, with several biseriate ovules; style complicatedly laterally folded in from both ends, stigmatose along upper margins with innermost parts of folds projecting

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