Dioecious or monoecious herbs, shrubs or trees, sometimes succulent, spiny or unarmed, sometimes with milky latex. Hairs 0, simple, stellate or stinging. Stipules present or 0. Leaves alternate, rarely opposite or in whorls, usually simple, less often lobed or compound. Glands sometimes present near the apex of the petiole and base of lamina. Inflorescences various, sometimes in cyathia.... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra BallingsSee more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Taxonomic Completion
12.28%28 of 228 accepted Genera.
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.