Sabia Colebr.
  • Trans. Linn. Soc. London 12: 355. 1819. (2 Jul 1819)

This taxon is accepted by Sabiaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Woody climbers or scandent shrubs, sometimes suberect, rarely erect, deciduous or evergreen. Branches terete or flexuose, striate, pubescent or glabrous, unarmed (except S. japonica); branchlets with bud scales persistent at bases, pubescent or glabrous. Leaves simple, glabrous or slightly pubescent, margins mostly entire or sometimes minutely erose, but never toothed, mostly narrowly cartilaginous and revolute. Flowers bisexual, rarely polygamous, axillary, solitary, or few and arranged in cymes or subumbellate panicles, actinomorphic. Sepals (4 or)5[-7], persistent, imbricate, green, white, yellow, or purple. Petals usually (4 or)5(or 6)[or 7], persistent or not, longer than sepals. Stamens (4 or)5(or 6), all fertile; filaments ± flattened, adherent to bases of petals; anthers introrse or extrorse, upright or inflexed. Carpels 2; styles 2, persistent, connate; ovules 2 per carpel, ± superimposed, half-anatropous. Fruit a schizocarp, with 2 drupelets, usually 1 developed, drupelet laterally compressed; mesocarp white, reddish, or blue, rather thin, fleshy; endocarp crustaceous, with prominent veins forming a reticulate pattern (foveolate). Seed 1[or 2], subreniform; testa leathery, dotted; embryo with 2 undulate, or strongly folded cotyledons, radicle curved.

 Information From

Flora Of CHina @
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • A Missouri Botanical Garden
  • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).