Centrostachys Wall.
  • Fl. Ind., ed. 1820 2: 497. 1824.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Centrostachys Wall. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000007219. Accessed on: 31 Mar 2020'

Morphology

Capsule thin-walled, tightly enclosing the seed, falling together with the persistent perianth and bracteoles.

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    Ovary with a single ovule pendulous on a curved funicle, radicle ascending.

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    Style filiform, stigma capitate.

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    Endosperm copious.

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    Perennial herb with opposite leaves and branches.

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    Stamens 5, shorter than the perianth, shortly monadelphous at the base, alternating with spathulate pseudostaminodes furnished with fimbriate dorsal scales; anthers bilocular.

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    Perianth segments 5, somewhat spreading at anthesis, later closing together and considerably indurate at the base; upper tepal narrowest and longest, 1–3-nerved.

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    Flowers bibracteolate in shortly pedunculate, elongate, bracteate spikes which are terminal on the stem and branches, each bract subtending a single flower; bracts persistent, hyaline; bracteoles more or less circular, hyaline.

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    Leaves entire.

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    Perianth-segments 5, somewhat spreading at anthesis, later closing together and considerably indurate at the base; upper tepal narrowest and longest, 1–3-nerved

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    Stamens 5, shorter than the perianth, shortly monadelphous at the base, alternating with spathulate pseudostaminodes furnished with fimbriate dorsal scales; anthers bilocular

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    Leaves entire

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    Flowers bibracteolate in shortly pedunculate elongate bracteate spikes which are terminal on the stem and branches, each bract subtending a single flower; bracts persistent, hyaline; bracteoles round, hyaline, falling with the flower

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    Endosperm copious.

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    Ovary with a single ovule pendulous on a curved funicle; radicle ascending; style filiform; stigma capitate

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    Capsule thin-walled, tightly enclosing the seed, falling together with the persistent perianth and bracteoles

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    Perennial herb with opposite leaves and branches

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      Bibliography

     Information From

    Amaranthaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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