Mandragora L.
  • "(L. ) Mill. and (L. ) Mill., Sp. Pl. 1: 181., 1753."

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Mandragora L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 19 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs perennial, scapose; pubescence of simple hairs. Roots stout, vertical. Stems short, sometimes branched; axis sometimes elongated into a scape. Leaves often subsessile and forming a basal rosette; leaf blade entire, sinuate, or dentate, often undulate, sometimes reduced. Flowers in leaf or bract axils; peduncle absent; bracts membranous. Flowers actinomorphic, 5-merous. Pedicel sometimes elongated. Calyx rotate-campanulate, deeply lobed. Corolla campanulate, lobed. Stamens inserted in distal part of corolla tube, included; filaments slender, pubescent, at least basally; anthers oblong, dehiscing longitudinally. Disc evident, lobed. Ovary 2-locular; ovules numerous. Stigma slightly expanded. Fruiting calyx somewhat enlarged. Fruit yellow or orange, globose or ovoid juicy berry, becoming unilocular. Seeds compressed, reticulate; embryo curved, peripheral.

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     Information From

    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    PBI Solanum Project. 2017. Solanaceae Source. Jan.31st, 2015.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).