Citronella D. Don
  • Edinburgh New Philos. J. 13: 243. 1832.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Citronella D. Don. Published on the Internet; http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000008405. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2019'

General Information

Trees or shrubs; branches occasionally scandent. Leaves coriaceous or sub- membranous, entire, the veins oblique-arcuate and anastomosing. Inflorescences terminal, axillary, extra-axillary or supra-axillary, paniculate, the branches com- monly secund or scorpioid. Flowers perfect or polygamous; calyx fleshy, per- sistent; petals free, fleshy, the apices inflexed, the midrib prominently developed; stamens free, the filaments fleshy, glabrous, more or less flattened, the anthers basifixed, introrse, longitudinally dehiscent; disc wanting; ovary subgibbose, commonly 1-loculed, the locule with a prominent parietal ridge, the ovules 2, pendant from near the apex, the style glabrous, rudiments frequently present, the stigma capitate. Drupes scarcely fleshy, the putamen woody, the locule incom- pletely septate; seed solitary, longitudinally folded around the vertical woody dissepiment, hippocrepiform in section, the embryo small, the endosperm copious.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

    Trees or shrubs

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    Distribution

    Citronella is a genus of 20 species in 2 sections: one of the Western Hemi- sphere, from Costa Rica and Panama throughout South America, but not the West Indies; and the other from the Old World, from the Philippines, East Indies, New Caledonia, Polynesia, New Guinea, and Australia, but not continental Asia.

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     Information From

    Cardiopteridaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).