Symplocaceae

Description

320 spp

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

Growing form

Trees, shrubs

Leaf

Leaves alternate and simple; margin serrate; no stipules; no punctations; often sweet taste and dry yellow

Flower

Bisexual (or monoecious). Flower: (3-)5 sepals; (3-)5 or 10(-11) only basally connate petals in 1 or 2 whorls; usually many connate stamens; ovary inferior (or part-inferior

Fruit and seed

Fruit a drupe (or berry)

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
Symplocaceae
Author
Desf.
Identifier
http://tun.fi/MX.4986576
Taxon rank
family
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Vascular plants