Mkilua Verdc.
  • Kew Bull. 24: 449. 1970.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Mkilua Verdc. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000024468. Accessed on: 27 Feb 2020'

Morphology

Petals in 2 whorls of 3, open at the base in bud, very slightly imbricate at apex or the outer valvate

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    Sepals 3, valvate, entirely covering petals only in very young buds

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    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or in few-flowered cymes, extra-axillary; bracteoles present

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    Shrub or small tree; indumentum sparse, of simple hairs; foliage ± glossy and glabrescent

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    Monocarps ultimately dehiscent on drying, subcylindrical, but tapering towards the apex, straight, subsessile, 1–6-seeded, not markedly constricted between the seeds

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    Carpels numerous, columnar, longitudinally ribbed, hairy particularly on the ribs, with 4–6 uniseriate ovules; style oblong, rounded at the apex, consisting of a flat plate with the ends folded in, thus appearing deeply grooved on one side

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    Stamens very numerous, forming a hemispherical mass, oblong; anther-cells lateral, very distinctly locellate when dry; connective-prolongation covering the anther-cells, irregularly shaped in plan view, truncate, puberulous; filaments short but distinct

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    Seeds slightly oblique, overlapping each other at the ends, ellipsoid-cylindrical, flattened at one or both ends where they overlap, with a conspicuous apical aril made up of fibres.

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