Orophea Blume
  • Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 18. 1825.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Orophea Blume. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000027221. Accessed on: 28 Feb 2020'

General Information

Trees or erect shrubs. Leaf blade often with pellucid dots. Inflorescences axillary or superaxillary, cymose, pedunculate or sessile, 1- or several flowered. Flowers bisexual. Sepals 3, smaller than outer petals. Petals 6, in 2 whorls, free, each whorl valvate; outer petals ovate or obovate, usually smaller than inner petals (± equal in Orophea hainanensis and O. laui); inner petals with base narrowly clawed, apical limbs lozenge-shaped and cohering by margins to form a mitriform cap, apex usually acute or acuminate and sometimes extended, thickened, and recurved. Stamens 3-14; anther locules ovoid, extrorse; connectives apically acute or obtuse but not truncate. Carpels 3-15, free; ovules 1-4 per carpel; stigmas sessile or subsessile, capitate or ellipsoid. Fruit apocarpous; monocarps shortly stipitate, usually globose or oblong, sometimes constricted between seeds. Seeds 1-4 per monocarp.

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