Trees, shrubs or herbs. Stems square. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite or sometimes whorled, simple, typically with 3-7 prominent sunken veins. Flowers in cymes, bisexual, actinomorphic or zygomorphic as regards the stamens, (3-)4-5(-6)-merous. Sepals present, intersepalar segments also present. Petals as many as sepals. Ovary inferior, 2-many-locular. Style 1. Fruit a many-seeded capsule. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra BallingsSee more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Taxonomic Completion
5.99%10 of 167 accepted Genera.
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.