Lophiocarpus 


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Lophiocarpus . Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000022193. Accessed on: 01 Apr 2020'

Morphology

Subshrubs or herbs sometimes becoming woody at base, annual and perennial.

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    Ovary globose, 1-ovulate; style absent or short; stigmas 4, filiform.

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    Stamens 4, three alternate with sepals and one opposite; filaments filiform, free.

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    Seed 1; testa dark brown or black.

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    Fruit subglobose to globose, ridged, muricate or warty.

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    Bracteoles sometimes present in pairs.

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    Sepals 4–5, more or less equal, membranous.

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    Flowers hermaphrodite, actinomorphic, usually in clusters of 3.

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    Bracts solitary, sometimes 3-lobed.

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    Leaves alternate, often with fascicles of leaves in axils, filiform or with distinctly broad lamina, sometimes more or less succulent, sessile or petiolate.

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    Inflorescences spikes, terminal and axillary.

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    Alismataceae
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