Melodorum Lour.
  • Fl. Cochinch. 329, 351. 1790.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Melodorum Lour. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000023688. Accessed on: 27 Feb 2020'

Morphology

Seeds ellipsoid, smooth, shining; testal intrusions into the endosperm lamelliform.

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    Monocarps of 1, rarely 2, articles, cylindric or ellipsoid; stipe well developed, slender

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    Carpels fairly numerous, cylindric or oblong, with 1, rarely 2, ovules near the base; style short or equalling the ovary, narrow, grooved, the stigma not much developed

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    Stamens numerous, forming a hemispherical androecium; filaments absent or very short; anther-cells linear; connective-prolongation thick, hexagonal, truncate, completely covering the anther-cells

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    Petals 6, valvate or the inner somewhat imbricate, coriaceous, concave, the outer spreading, the inner slightly to distinctly smaller, remaining for a long time closed over the androecium and gynoecium

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    Sepals 3, valvate, free or ± connate, persistent in fruit

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    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or paired, terminal or axillary, stalked; bracteole small

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    Shrubs or climbing shrubs, glabrous or with an indumentum of simple hairs

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      Bibliography

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    Annonaceae
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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