Dipentodontaceae Merr.
  • Brittonia 4: 69, 73. 1941. (16 Dec 1941)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Dipentodontaceae Merr. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-7000000193. Accessed on: 12 Dec 2019'

General Information

Trees or shrubs, with bisexual flowers or dioecious, semievergreen or deciduous. Stipules small, distinct, caducous. Leaves alternate, simple, petiolate. Inflorescences axillary, on current year’s growth, abbreviated cymes in a pedunculate umbel or thyrses in a raceme or panicle. Flowers (4 or)5(-7)-merous, actinomorphic, 1-4 mm in diam. Sepals and petals ± undifferentiated, distinct. Stamens inserted at or in margin of a disk; anthers introrsed, longitudinally dehiscent. Ovary superior. Fruit a drupaceous tardily dehiscent capsule with 1 seed or a berry with 2-4 seeds. Seeds with or without an aril; endosperm present but thin.

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