Herbs, shrubs or trees, often hispid or scabrid. Stipules 0. Leaves alternate, rarely opposite or subopposite, simple. Inflorescence usually a cyme, which is often scorpioidal, sometimes a panicle or raceme. Flowers bisexual or unisexual, actinomorphic or sometimes zygomorphic. Calyx usually 5-lobed. Corolla 5-lobed. Stamens (or staminodes) as many as corolla lobes. Ovary superior, entire or 4-lob... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra BallingsSee more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Taxonomic Completion
12.26%19 of 155 accepted Genera.
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.