Corsiaceae Becc.
  • Malesia 1: 238. 1878. (Sep 1878)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Corsiaceae Becc. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 28 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs, perennial, achlorophyllous, holomycotrophic, rhizomatous or tuberous. Stem unbranched. Leaves alternate, amplexicaul, small. Flowers solitary, terminal, bisexual or unisexual, epigynous. Perianth of 6 tepals in 2 whorls, zygomorphic; posterior tepal large, broad, sometimes with basal callus; other tepals linear-filiform. Stamens 6; filaments short; anthers dorsifixed, dehiscence extrorse; pollen (not known from Corsiopsis) 1-aperturate. Gynoecium syncarpous, 3-carpellate; ovary unilocular with 3 parietal placentae; ovules numerous, anatropous, bitegmic, tenuinucellate; style absent or short; stigmas 3. Fruit (not known from Corsiopsis) capsular, with 3 valves. Seeds (not known from Corsiopsis) numerous, very small, winged; embryo rudimentary at time of release.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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