Hepatica Mill.
  • Gard. Dict. Abr. (ed. 4) (628). 1754.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Hepatica Mill. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000017505. Accessed on: 22 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs perennial. Rhizome lateral roots dense. Leaves basal, simple, long petiolate, conspicuously or inconspicuously 3- to 5-lobed to parted to middle, margin entire or toothed. Inflorescences scapose, 1-flowered; involucral bracts 3, whorled. Flowers terminal, bisexual. Sepals petaloid. Petals absent. Stamens numerous; filaments sublinear; anthers ellipsoid. Pistils numerous; ovary 1-ovuled. Styles persistent, short. Achenes ovoid.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    • "Sep 5–12, often 6, petaloid; pet and staminodes none; pistils numerous; ovary tapering to a short style; achenes conic to fusiform, hairy; perennial herbs with basal, simple, lobed lvs and several 1-fld scapes bearing a calyx-like involucre of 3 entire bracts just beneath the fls. 4, Europe and N. Amer. Our 2 spp. closely allied and also close to European H. nobilis Miller."

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      • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
      • 2 Gard. Dict. Abr. (ed. 4) (628). 1754.

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