Basellaceae

Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 2 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Basellaceae (rights holder: 2005 Luigi Rignanese) © 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Basellaceae

Climbing, perennial, glabrous, ± succulent herbs. Stipules 0. Leaves alternate, usually ovate with a cordate base; margin entire. Flowers in spikes, racemes or panicles, bisexual, actinomorphic. Sepals 2. Petals 5, free or ± united, persistent. Stamens 5, opposite the petals. Ovary superior, 1-locular; ovule 1. Styles usually 3. Fruit indehiscent and fleshy, enclosed by the persistent perianth. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Genera
Taxonomic Completion
50.00%
2 of 4 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
bace7854-dd1f-49c5-8b40-0af25beba1ac
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility