Noronhia Stadman ex Thouars
  • Gen. Nov. Madagasc. 8. 1806.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Noronhia Stadman ex Thouars. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000026235. Accessed on: 22 Oct 2021'

General Information

Trees, branches often stout, smooth, mostly glabrous. Leaves persistent or deciduous, opposite, rarely verticillate, entire or emarginate, often coriaceous, sometimes punctate, the venation pinnate, often obscure, the minor venation ob- scure; bud scales sometimes hairy; petioles mostly short, stout, sometimes con- trasting in color with the leaf and stem. Inflorescences axillary or falsely terminal, mostly short panicles or racemes, sometimes fascicles or solitary, subtended by small bracts at the dichotomies; pedicels often stout, subtended by bract- lets. Flowers perfect, 4-merous; calyx small, campanulate, the lobes deltoid or obtuse, often unequal and the outer pair overlapping in bud; corolla thick, glabrous, valvate, drying dark, urceolate, cyathiform, campanulate or rotate, the tube sometimes much reduced and the limb and lobes spheroidal, the base inside forming a flat platform or with an elevated coronule (nectary) surrounding the fertile parts; stamens 2(4), inserted on the tube, the anthers large, compressed, basifixed, subsessile, dehiscing laterally, rarely introrsely; ovary conical, glabrous, bilocular with 2 anatropous, pendulous, axile ovules in each locule, one ovule aborting, the style short or wanting, the stigma short, thick, 2-lobed. Fruits globose or pointed, stoney drupes; seeds large, the raphe ramified and conspicuous against the integument, the endosperm wanting, the cotyledons plano-convex, thick, the radicle superior, conical, short and thick.

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    Habit

    Trees

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     Information From

    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Oleaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).