Dilleniaceae

Description

360 spp.

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

Growing form

Trees, shrubs, climbers

Leaf

Leaves rough; alternate; simple; serrate (spine tipped) margin; cuneate leaf base; petioles often ±winged or grooved; no stipule; ±stellate hairs; dense parallel secondary and tertiary veins.

Flower

(3-)5 sepals; (2-)5 petals; numerous spirally arranged stamens. Bisexual. Ovary superior.

Fruit and seed

Apocarpous gynoecium; fruit a capsule

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

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observations in Finland?

Checklist
FinBIF master checklist
Scientific name
Dilleniaceae
Author
Salisb.
Identifier
http://tun.fi/MX.4986419
Taxon rank
family
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Vascular plants