Buxaceae

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
Buxaceae (rights holder: Kai Yan,  Joseph Wong) © Kai Yan, Joseph Wong

Box Family

Monoecious evergreen trees or shrubs. Stipules 0. Leaves simple. Flowers actinomorphic, small, arranged in compact inflorescences. Sepals usually 4, sometimes 0. Male flowers: sepals 4 or 6, usually in 2 series; petals 0; stamens 4 or 6. Female flowers: sepals 4 or 6; petals 0; ovary superior, 3-locular; styles 3, divergent. Fruit a capsule or drupe. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Genera
Taxonomic Completion
20.00%
1 of 5 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
2527736d-dc34-4111-9dee-24f6be550a28
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