Sericostachys Gilg & Lopr.
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 50. 1899. (7 Apr 1899)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Sericostachys Gilg & Lopr. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000035137. Accessed on: 27 Feb 2020'

Morphology

Sterile flowers consisting of a number of filiform, hairlike appendages which greatly elongate as fruit develops and are densely plumed with whitish hairs; bracteoles also greatly accrescent.

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    Fertile flowers hermaphrodite, with 5 perianth segments which are all similar in form.

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    Scandent shrub with opposite branches and leaves; leaves entire; indument of jointed barbellate hairs.

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    Inflorescence a broad panicle of “spikes”, bracteate, bracts persistent; partial inflorescences sessile on the axis of the spike, consisting of one fertile bibracteolate flower and two modified sterile flowers, also bibracteolate.

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    Fruit a thin-walled indehiscent utricle enclosed by and falling with the persistent perianth and bracteoles: endosperm copious.

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    Style filiform, stigma capitate; ovary with a single pendulous ovule, glabrous, obovoid-pyriform.

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    Stamens 5, very shortly fused into a rather solid, disk-like rim at the extreme base, alternating with very small pseudostaminodes; anthers bilocular.

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    Fruit a thin-walled indehiscent capsule enclosed by and falling with the persistent perianth and bracteoles

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    Ovary with a single pendulous ovule, glabrous, obovoid-pyriform; style filiform; stigma capitate

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    Sterile flowers consisting of a number of filiform hair-like appendages which become greatly elongate as fruit develops and are densely plumed with whitish hairs; bracteoles also strongly accrescent

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    Endosperm copious.

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    Scandent shrub with opposite branches and leaves; indumentum of jointed barbellate hairs

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    Fertile flowers hermaphrodite with 5 similar perianth-segments

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    Stamens 5, very shortly fused into a rather solid disk-like rim at the extreme base, alternating with very small pseudostaminodes; anthers bilocular

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    Leaves entire

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    Inflorescences a broad panicle of “spikes”, with persistent bracts; partial inflorescences sessile on the spike-axis, consisting of 1 fertile bibracteolate flower and 2 modified sterile flowers, also bibracteolate

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