Peddiea Harv. ex Hook.
  • J. Bot. (Hooker) 2: 265–266. 1840. (Jun 1840)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Peddiea Harv. ex Hook. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000028406. Accessed on: 11 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Shrubs or small trees with glabrous branches

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    Seed 1 (–2).

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    Leaves alternate, often clustered at the ends of the branches; leaf-blade lanceolate to elliptic, glabrous, midrib raised on both sides

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    Inflorescence terminal, umbellate or rarely racemose

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    Flowers 4–5-merous

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    Fruit a drupe

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    Calyx-tube cylindric

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    Petals none

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    Stamens 8–10 in two whorls on the upper portion of the calyx-tube

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    Ovary sessile or shortly stipitate, 2-chambered; disc cup-shaped, entire, dentate or lobed, rarely ciliated; style filiform

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    Flowers 4(5)-merous, bisexual.

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    Inflorescence terminal, umbellate or rarely racemose.

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    Leaves alternate, simple, often clustered at the ends of the branches; lamina lanceolate to elliptic, glabrous, midrib raised on both sides.

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    Bark fibrous and very tough.

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    Fruit a drupe, ovoid, indehiscent.

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    Evergreen shrubs or small trees with glabrous branches.

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    Ovary sessile or shortly stipitate, 2-locular; disk cup-shaped, entire, dentate or lobed, rarely ciliated; style filiform, stigma capitate.

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    Seeds 1(2).

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    Calyx tube cylindric.

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    Stamens 8 or 10 in 2 whorls on the upper portion of the calyx tube; filaments very short; anthers oblong.

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    Petals absent.

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