Oxandra A. Rich.
  • Hist. Phys. Cuba, Pl. Vasc. 45. 1845.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Oxandra A. Rich. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000027523. Accessed on: 23 Feb 2020'

General Information

OXANDRA A. Rich.

Arbustos a árboles. Hojas membranáceas, cartáceas a subcoriáceas, el nervio principal plano a impreso o elevado en la haz. Flores solitarias en las axilas o inflorescencias de pocas flores dispuestas en las axilas de hojas caídas, pedicelos con 2 ó 3 brácteas basales y dísticas y una bráctea adicional justamente por debajo de la flor; sépalos imbricados, connados en la base; pétalos 6, imbricados, delgados, subiguales, ovados a linear-oblongos, blancos o verdosos, la nervadura a veces visible; estambres 6–20, conectivos prolongados en un apéndice deltoide a lanceolado-ligulado; carpelos 4–13, óvulo 1, basal. Monocarpos abayados, elipsoides, ápice redondeado, casi sésiles a estipitados; semillas elipsoides, sin arilo.

Un género con unas 25 especies distribuidas en México, Nicaragua hasta Sudamérica y en las Antillas; 2 especies se encuentran en Nicaragua.

  • Provided by: [D].Flora de Nicaragua
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    Trees or shrubs. Flowers small, solitary in the axils or in few-flowered axillary inflorescences; pedicels articulate a little above the base, bearing a few small, distichous bracts below and 1 above the articulation. Sepals 3, connate at the base, imbricate in bud, persistent. Petals 6, thin, black when dried, all rather alike, orbicular, ovate or oblong, imbricate. Receptacle hemispheric. Stamens 6-20, lanceolate-oblong, the connective elongated above the anther into a triangular to lanceolate appendage. Carpels rather few, (1-)4-13; ovaries cylindric-ovoid; stigma sessile, capitate or shortly clavate; ovule 1, basal, erect. Monocarps free, nearly sessile or shortly stipitate, 1-seeded. Seeds without an aril.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 3
    • 4
    • ]. 

    Habit

    Trees or shrubs

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 3
    • 4
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    A rather large genus with 23 species in tropical America, distributed from the West Indies and Panama to southern Brazil; only 2 species are recorded from Panama.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 3
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     Information From

    Annonaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Nicaragua
    http://www.tropicos.org/projectwebportal.aspx?projectid=7&pagename=Home&langid=66
    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).