Psilotrichum Blume
  • Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 544. 1825[1826]. (24 Jan 1826)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Psilotrichum Blume. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000031807. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Herbs or shrubs. Stem pubescent, lanose, or glabrous. Leaves opposite, petiolate. Flowers perfect, arranged in terminal or axillary heads or spikes, flower solitary in axil of a bract, subtended by 2 bracteoles. Tepals 5, erect, membranous, becoming rigid or not after anthesis. Stamens 5; filaments unequal, united to a short cup at base, pseudostaminodes absent or very small; anthers 2-loculed. Ovary ellipsoid or globose; ovule 1, pendulous; style slender; stigma capitate or 2-lobed. Utricles enclosed in perianth, ellipsoid, indehiscent. Seed erect, lenticular, smooth.

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    Morphology

    Seed ovoid, brownish.

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    Utricle thin-walled, bursting irregularly.

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    Ovary with a single pendulous ovule; style slender but rather short, stigma capitate.

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    Flowers hermaphrodite, in axillary and terminal bracteolate heads or spikes, solitary in the axil of each bract and bibracteolate; bracts persistent, finally spreading or deflexed, bracteoles falling with the fruit.

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    Perennial herbs or subshrubs, prostrate to erect or scandent, with entire, opposite or partly alternate leaves.

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    Stamens 5, shortly monadelphous at the base, without or rarely with alternating pseudostaminodes; anthers bilocular.

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    Tepals 5, free, strongly to faintly nerved or ribbed (nerves 3 or more), the outer 2 tepals frequently finally more or less indurate at the base, usually differing in form and indumentum from the inner 2 with the middle tepal intermediate.

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    Flowers hermaphrodite in axillary and terminal bracteate heads or spikes, solitary in the axil of each bract and bibracteolate; bracts persistent, finally spreading or deflexed; bracteoles falling with the fruit

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    Tepals 5, free, strongly to faintly nerved or ribbed (nerves 3 or more), the outer 2 tepals frequently finally ± indurate at the base, usually differing in form and indumentum from the inner 2 with the middle tepal intermediate

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    Perennial herbs or subshrubs, prostrate to scandent, with entire, opposite or partly alternate leaves

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    Capsule thin-walled, bursting irregularly

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    Seed ovoid, brownish.

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    Stamens 5, shortly monadelphous at the base, without or rarely with alternating pseudostaminodes; anthers bilocular

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    Ovary with a single pendulous ovule; style slender but rather short; stigma capitate

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     Information From

    Amaranthaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • D
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).