Sauvagesia L.
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 203. 1753. (1 May 1753)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Sauvagesia L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000034188. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2021'

General Information

Shrubs, rarely small trees or herbs, glabrous. Stipules 2, lacerate; leaf blade simple, margin frequently glandular serrate. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, rarely 1-2-flowered. Sepals (4 or)5, margins sometimes with glandular hairs. Petals (4 or)5, contorted. Stamens 5, persistent; anthers longitudinally dehiscent or more rarely poricidal; staminodes in 1-3 whorls, spatulate to petaloid, sometimes fused in a tube. Ovary entire, (2 or)3-carpellate, 1-locular; ovules many, on parietal to basal placentas; style inserted at apex of ovary, persistent; stigma punctiform. Fruit a septicidal capsule with many small, alveolate seeds. Endosperm copious; embryo straight.

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    SAUVAGESIA L.

    Hierbas anuales o perennes, glabras. Hojas enteras o serrulado-glandulosas, subsésiles; estípulas persistentes y ciliadas. Flores pequeñas, axilares o raramente en inflorescencias terminales, blancas a rosadas; sépalos y pétalos 5; estaminodios en 1–3 verticilos, envolviendo el ovario y los 5 estambres; ovario con 3 placentas parietales. Fruto una cápsula septicida; semillas numerosas.

    Un género con 16 a 30 especies principalmente de Sudamérica tropical; 4 especies conocidas de Nicaragua.

    J.D. Dwyer. The taxonomy of the genus Sauvagesia (Ochnaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 72: 521–540. 1945; C. Sastre. Recherche sur les OchnacéesV. Essai de taxonomie numérique et schéma évolutif du genre Sauvagesia L. Sellowia 23: 9–44. 1971.

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    Herbs or rarely low shrubs, glabrous; stems usually branched; roots fibrous. Leaves subsessile, the blades with the costa usually prominent above and below, the margin ciliate, the lateral veins sharply ascending; stipules persistent, ciliate. Inflorescences with the bostryces either axillary and fasciculate or terminal and paniculate, rarely solitary. Flowers pedicellate; sepals 5, quincuncial, subequal, expanded at anthesis, appressed and persistent in the fruit; petals, 5, imbricate in the bud, deciduous; segments of the exterior corona present or absent, usually filamentous, shorter than the interior corona, disposed in 1-3 continuous whorls, or fasciculate and opposite the stamens, persistent in the fruit; segments of the interior corona 5, free, petaloid; stamens 5, the filaments often longer than the anthers; ovary flask-shaped, 3-carpellate, the placentae parietal, the ovules oo, the style longer than the ovary, occasionally persistent in the unopened fruit. Capsules smooth, acute, the seeds round, reticulate, not winged.

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    Morphology

    Completely glabrous shrubs, shrublets or annual or perennial herbs

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    Capsule with 3 septicidal valves; seeds numerous with punctate testa, abundant endosperm and straight embryo

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    Stamens 5, antisepalous, free with anthers dehiscing longitudinally; filaments short, in one species adnate to base of staminodial tube

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    Ovary with 3 parietal placentas (or axile at the base) each with many ovules in 2 rows; style simple, slender with small stigma

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    Staminodes 5, petaloid, opposite the true petals in one species but usually in 2 whorls; outer staminodes many in a continuous ring or in 5 antisepalous groups, short, filiform and capitate or narrowly petaloid; inner staminodes 5, antipetalous, petaloid, free, forming a sort of corona

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    Sepals 5, quincuncially imbricate, persistent

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    Petals 5, white or pink, deciduous

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    Leaves sessile to petiolate, serrate; stipules with laciniate margins or dissected into filamentous lobes, persistent

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    Inflorescences paniculate terminal or few-flowered monochasial cymes or flowers solitary in axils of foliage leaves or reduced bract-like leaves

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    Androecium of (2) 3 whorls; outer staminodes ? in a continuous ring or in 5 antisepalous groups or individuals, short, filiform and capitate or narrowly petaloid or sometimes absent; inner staminodes 5, antipetalous, petaloid, free, forming a pseudo-corona; stamens 5, antisepalous, free, with anthers dehiscing longitudinally and short filaments.

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    Ovary with 3 parietal placentas (or axile at the base), each placenta bearing ? ovules in two rows; style simple, slender; stigma not enlarged.

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    Fruit a capsule with 3 septicidal valves.

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    Seeds ?, small, with punctate testa and abundant endosperm; embryo straight, about half as long as the seed, isocotylous.

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    Leaves petiolate to sessile; lamina with margin serrate, incrassate; stipules with laciniate margins, longitudinally striate, free, persistent.

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    Inflorescence paniculate to racemose and terminal or reduced to solitary flowers in the axils of foliage leaves; pedicels articulated at or above the base.

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    Sepals 5, quincuncial in bud, green with pale margin, persistent, not enlarging or changing colour in fruit.

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    Petals 5, white to pink, not unguiculate, deciduous.

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    Shrubs, shrublets or perennial to annual herbs, completely glabrous.

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    Herbe'à suffrutex.'Feuilles'simples; stipules profondément laciniées en nombreux segments filiformes, persistantes.'Fleurs'solitaires, fasciculées ou en cymes.'Fleurs'5-mères ; calice à préfloraison imbriquée, persistant; corolle à préfloraison contortée, caduque; étamines 5; anthères déhiscentes par fentes longitudinales ; staminodes en 2 verticilles, l'interne à staminodes pétaloïdes, l'externe à staminodes filiformes à sommet arrondi, deltoïde ou réniforme, ou étroitement linéairesoblancéolés, parfois absent; ovaire incomplètement 3-loculaire, à placentation pariétale; ovules nombreux, anatropes.'Capsules'à 3 valves.'Graines nombreuses, albuminées.

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    • Habit

      Herbs shrubs

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      Distribution

      About 25 species all but 3 confined to tropical America.

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      Widely distributed throughout the tropics of the New World. Sauvagesia erecta may be native to Africa.

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       Information From

      Flora de Panama
      http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
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      Ochnaceae
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