Dacryodes Vahl
  • Skr. Naturhist.-Selsk. 6: 116. 1810.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Dacryodes Vahl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000010610. Accessed on: 02 Jun 2020'

Morphology

Fruit an ovoid or ellipsoid drupe; endocarp thin and cartilaginous.

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    Inflorescences of axillary or terminal, elongated panicles; branches of inflorescence, calyx and corolla usually with a dense indumentum of stellate or dendroid hairs mixed with simple hairs.

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    Seed large; cotyledons very much thickened and deeply folded or conduplicate, thus appearing palmately lobed.

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    Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets entire.

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    Calyx rotate or broadly campanulate, divided almost to the base; lobes 3, valvate.

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    Flowers unisexual.

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    Stamens 6, inserted just outside the disk, equal in size, with filaments broader towards the base (smaller and infertile in female flowers).

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    Petals 3, valvate or sometimes slightly imbricate, incurved, somewhat hooded and usually mucronulate at the apex.

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    Ovary (vestigial in male flowers) 2 (3)-locular with 2 ovules per loculus; style very short, stigma 3–4-lobed.

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    Dioecious trees.

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    Disk annular but slightly lobed between the stamens.

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