Monimiaceae

Description

200 spp.

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

Growing form

Trees or shrubs (or climbers).

Leaf

Leaves opposite; simple; ±serrate margin, teeth widely distanced; no stipule; brochidodromous venation ("boxes" along the margin).

Flower

3-many ±tepals; 8-many stamens, Monoecious or dioecious.

Fruit and seed

Apocarpous superior ovaries; fruit achene (one-seeded "soft nut"), ovaries often (partly) enclosed in the receptacle.

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

The map represents observations of this taxon, but it may not be used as a distribution map. A total of

observations in Finland?

Checklist
FinBIF master checklist
Scientific name
Monimiaceae
Author
Juss.
Identifier
http://tun.fi/MX.4986358
Taxon rank
family
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Vascular plants