Sabiaceae Blume
  • Mus. Bot. 1: 368. 1851.


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, shrubs, or woody climbers, deciduous or evergreen. Leaves alternate, simple or odd pinnately compound; stipules absent. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, usually in cymes or panicles, or sometimes solitary axillary flowers. Flowers bisexual or polygamous-dioecious, actinomorphic or zygomorphic, small or minute. Sepals (4 or)5[or 3, 6, or 7], free or united at base, imbricate, equal or unequal. Petals (4 or)5(or 6)[or 7], imbricate, equal or inner 2 much smaller than outer 3. Stamens (4 or)5, opposite petals, attached to petals at base or free, all fertile or outer 3 infertile; anthers 2-celled, with narrow connectives or with thick cupular connectives. Disk cupular or annular, small. Ovary superior, sessile, 2(or 3)-loculed, with 1 or 2 half-anatropous ovules per locule. Fruit a drupe or schizocarp, consisting of 1 or 2 mature carpels, 1(or 2)-loculed, indehiscent. Seed 1; endosperm (if present) reduced to a very thin layer; cotyledons duplicate, radicle curved.

Three genera and ca. 80 species: tropical and E Asia, Central and South America; two genera and 46 species (17 endemic) in China.

Wu Young-fen & Law Yuh-wu. 1985. Sabiaceae. In: Law Yuh-wu & Lo Hsien-shui, eds., Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 47(1): 72-132.

This family was recently treated by Kubitzki (Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 9: 413-417. 2007).

  Bibliography

  • 1 Mus. Bot. 1: 368. 1851.

 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 All Rights Reserved
Sabiaceae
  • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
World Flora Online consortium
http://about.worldfloraonline.org/
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).