Ottelia acuminata (Gagnep.) Dandy
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ottelia acuminata (Gagnep.) Dandy. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 20 Oct 2020'

General Information

Leaves wholly submerged; petioles varying greatly in length according to depth of water; leaf blades varying greatly in shape and size, linear to broadly cordate, base cordate to attenuate, margin entire, undulate, or serrulate, apex obtuse. Flowers unisexual. Spathe with 2-6 longitudinal ribs. Male spathe with 40-190 male flowers; sepals green; petals white with yellow base, obcordate or obovate, 1-3.5 cm; stamens 9-12; filaments hairy; anthers ovoid-elliptic; staminodes 3. Female spathe with 2-9 female flowers; perianth similar to male ones; ovary triangular-cylindric with 3 carpels; styles 3, deeply bifid; staminodes 3. Fruit triangular-cylindric to fusiform, ca. 8 cm. Seeds narrowly elliptic, with or without hairs. Fl. May-Oct. 2n = 22*.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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