Dasylepis Oliv.
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 170. 1865. (12 Oct 1865)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Dasylepis Oliv. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000010823. Accessed on: 01 Apr 2020'

Morphology

Sepals 8–12, spirally arranged and subequal; outer 3–5 coherent below, thin to chartaceous and generally reddish or pinkish; inner 5–7 ones almost free, membranous and whitish, each with a small thick hairy scale adhering to the base on the inner side

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    Flowers bisexual or polygamous-monoecious, i.e. the lower ones in the same raceme often ♂ only

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    Ovary with 2–4 multi-ovulate placentas; style short, divided distally into (2), 3 or 4 stigmatic branches

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    Stamens 16–30; filaments filiform; anthers linear-oblong, subsagittate, basifixed

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    Racemes axillary, solitary; pedicels subtended by several minute bracts

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    Leaves persistent, alternate, entire, dentate or serrate, glabrous, penninerved; stipules caducous

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    Seeds 1–5, obtusely ovoid-angular; testa hard; endosperm copious; cotyledons flat.

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    Fruit capsular, finally splitting into 3 valves; pericarp coriaceous

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    Shrubs or trees

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    Sepals 4–5, almost free, the outer scarcely smaller, usually orbicular.

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    Flowers bisexual or male by abortion, in lax racemes or crowded and more or less spicate.

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    Stamens indefinite, free; anthers linear to narrowly lanceolate, dehiscing longitudinally.

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    Petals 4–7, imbricate, like the inner sepals but larger, with thick hairy scales adnate at the base within.

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    Fruit a globose capsule with a hard leathery pericarp, style persistent, splitting into 2–4 longitudinal sections.

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    Ovary free, glabrous or hairy, 1-locular with 2–4 multiovulate placentas; style short or long, simple or divided in the upper half into 2–4 branches, stigmas 2–4, short.

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    Seeds few.

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    Leaves petiolate with caducous stipules; lamina entire, serrulate or dentate.

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    Bushes or tall trees with the vegetative parts quite glabrous.

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      Bibliography

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