Shrubs, trees, climbers, herbs.
Leaves opposite (sometimes anisophyllous); simple; entire margin; no stipules; palmate-parallel venation.
4-5(-7) sepals and petals; 4-5, 8, 10(-many) stamens open by apical pores and often have basal appendages. Bisexual. Ovary superior or inferior.
Fruit and seed
Fruit a capsule or a berry.
- Vascular plants