Ranalisma Stapf
  • Hookers Icon. Pl. 27: , pl. 2652. 1900.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ranalisma Stapf. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000032523. Accessed on: 28 Mar 2020'

General Information

Herbs, aquatic or of marshes. Leaves aerial, floating, or submerged, all radical, erect, long petiolate, ovate to ovate-elliptic. Flowers usually solitary or up to 3 at apex of scape, bisexual, pedicellate. Petals usually larger than or ca. as large as sepals. Stamens 9. Carpels numerous in a subglobose head, free, spirally arranged, each with 1 ovule; style erect. Fruitlets achenelike. Achenes laterally compressed, with a long stylar beak.

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    Morphology

    Stamens (6–)9(–12); filaments filiform

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    Carpels ∞, free on a convex receptacle; styles terminal, hooked; ovules solitary, basal

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    Fruit a globose head of achenes spirally arranged on the elongated receptacle; achenes strongly compressed laterally, glandular, winged, with a terminal beak formed by the remains of the style.

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    Perennial stoloniferous glabrous marsh herbs

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    Inflorescence pseudo-umbellate, 1–3-flowered with 2 membranous bracts; flowers sometimes replaced by vegetative buds—the peduncle bends over stolon-like and the buds develop into new plants

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    Leaves erect, or spreading; leaf-blade ovate to linear-lanceolate; base cordate to cuneate

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    Sepals 3, reflexed in the fruiting stage

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    Flowers bisexual

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    Petals 3, larger than the sepals, white

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     Information From

    Alismataceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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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
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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