Kiggelaria L.
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 1037. 1753. (1 May 1753)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Kiggelaria L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000019995. Accessed on: 01 Apr 2020'

Morphology

Seeds 8–10, in a fleshy pulp, the testa surrounded by a viscid ± fleshy aril.

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    Fruit leathery to almost woody, dehiscing with 2–5 valves

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    Leaves ± persistent, alternate, entire to serrate, petiolate, fugaciously stipulate

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    Flowers dioecious, the ♂ ones in axillary cyme-like short racemes, the ♀ usually solitary in the axils of the upper leaves

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    Male flowers: stamens 8–12; filaments shorter than the anthers, the latter basifixed, the 2 thecae opening with terminal pores or slits. Rudiment of ovary 0

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    Shrubs or trees with simple and stellate hairs

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    Female flowers: sepals and petals similar to those of the ♂ flowers. Ovary sessile, 1-locular, with 2–5 multi-ovulate placentas; styles 2–5, free or connate at base, short; stigmas obtuse

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    Sepals 5, almost free, ± valvate in bud

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    Petals 5, free, with a rather fleshy scale adnate to the base inside

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    Male flowers: stamens 8–12, free; filaments shorter than the anthers; anthers 2-thecous, opening by terminal pores.

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    Petals 5, free with a more or less fleshy scale adnate to the base within.

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    Fruit a globose, woody or slightly fleshy capsule, with 2–5 valves dehiscing from above.

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    Female flowers: ovary sessile, 1-locular with 2–5 parietal placentas, ovules ?; styles 2–5, short, free or connate at the base.

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    Sepals 5, almost free, more or less valvate in bud.

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    Flowers dioecious.

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    Male flowers in axillary cymes or racemes, female flowers usually solitary in the axils.

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    Seeds few or fairly numerous, testa surrounded by a viscid rather fleshy coating; endosperm copious.

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    Unarmed shrubs or trees with minute stellate hairs.

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    Leaves petiolate, simple, entire or serrulate, exstipulate.

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    Included Species

     Information From

    Achariaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
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    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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