Cercidiphyllaceae Engl.
  • Syllabus (ed. 5) 126. 1907. (20--22 Jul 1907)


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

General Description

Trees deciduous, dioecious. Ramification system with long vegetative shoots and short vegetative or reproductive shoots. Stipules early deciduous. Leaves opposite or rarely alternate on long shoots, single on short shoots, petiolate; leaf blades papery, simple, palmately veined. Inflorescences appearing before leaves, fasciculate. Flowers produced on short shoots, each flower subtended by a bract or bract suppressed; perianth lacking. Staminate inflorescences subsessile; flowers ca. 4 or more, difficult to separate from each other, sessile; stamens (1--)7--13 per flower. Pistillate inflorescences short pedunculate; flowers 2--6(--8), sessile; carpel 1; ovules 15--30, in 2 rows. Fruit a follicle. Seeds flattened, winged; endosperm oily; embryo large.

 Information From

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.
  • A Missouri Botanical Garden
Cercidiphyllaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).