Akaniaceae

Akaniaceae Leaf

Inf. 1912 380 1912 , nom. cons. Bretschneideraceae Engl. 8t Gilg 1924 , nom. cons. Trees leaves alternate, imparipinnate, leaflets entire or serrate stipules small or reduced inflorescences axillary or terminal, simple racemes or paniculate, bracts minute or lacking flowers actinomorphic or somewhat zygomorphic, hermaphroditic receptacle cupular sepals 5, imbricate petals 5, longer than sepals, clawed or slightly constricted at base, contorted or imbricate with the...

Ancistrodadaceae

Ancistrocladus Heyneanus Wall

Ancistrodadaceae Planch, ex Walp., Ann. Bot. Syst. 2 175 Large woody lianas branches sympodial with a series of circinate woody hooks in one plane. Leaves alternate, often crowded in rosettes on lateral flowering shoots, simple, entire stipules small and caducous petioles articulated, often leaving a saddle-shaped scar on the twigs. Inflorescences racemes, spikes or dichasially branched panicles. Flowers bisexual regular, usually less than 2 cm in diameter calyx tube at first short, at length...

Diegodendron Diegodendraceae l Bixa Bixaceae

Cladogram of Malvalcs, based on the eudicot rbcL matrix of Savolainen Fay et al. 2000 , and the Tepuianthus sequences generously supplied by K. Wurdack and J. Horn Sapindales were used as outgroup omitted . The numbers above the branches are estimated substitutions ACCTRAN optimisation the percentages below are bootstrap frequencies estimated using equal weighting. The tree illustrated is one of eight, equally parsimonious trees selected by using successive approximation weighting....

Asteropeiaceae

Asteropeiaceae Description

Takht ex Reveal amp Hoogl. in Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 12 205 1990 . Small to tall trees and scrambling shrubs. Leaves alternate, entire, simple, shortly petiolate, exstipu-late. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, many-flowered, thyrso-paniculate flowers perfect, the pedicels with or without 2-8 spirally-set minute caducous bracts transversal prophylls lacking. Sepals 5, imbricate, persistent, fused at base, accrescent in fruit. Petals 5, distinct,...

Bataceae

Batis Argillicola

Gen., Tab. Diagn. 349 Low shrubs, often nodding to prostrate, glabrous or glabrescent dioecious Batis maritima L. or monoecious Batis argillicola van Royen . Leaves decussate, simple, obovoid or linear, succulent, sessile stipules minute, caducous. Flowers in condensed cone-like catkins or in lax spike-like inflorescences, subtended by bracts, sub sessile. Male flowers with a sheath that splits into 2 lobes petals 4, long-clawed stamens 4, alternipetalous,...

Bixaceae

Calyx Trapa Bispinosa

Bixaceae Link, Handb. 2 371 1831 , nom. cons. Evergreen trees or shrubs with yellow or reddish sap. Leaves, fruits and young parts of stems with brown peltate hairs. Leaves alternate, simple and entire, palmatinerved, long-petiolate, stipulate. Flowers in terminal thyrsoids, large and showy, bisexual, hypogynous, actinomorphic. Pedicels with 5 conspicuous glands below the calyx. Sepals 5, free, imbricate, caducous. Petals 5, free, imbricate, alternating with sepals, white or pink. Stamens...