Savia Willd.
  • Sp. Pl. 4(2): 771. 1805[1806].


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Savia Willd. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000034195. Accessed on: 27 Oct 2021'

Morphology

Dioecious or monoecious shrubs or small trees

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    Female flowers: pedicels, sepals and petals ± as in the ♂; disc-glands often flatter than in the ♂; ovary 3-locular, with 2 ovules per locule; styles free or connate at the base, bifid or bipartite

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    Male flowers: pedicels long and  slender or flowers sessile; sepals (4–)5(–6), united at the base, imbricate; petals (4–)5(–6), shorter than, equalling or exceeding the sepals; disc of 5 free or united glands which may be petaloid or not, and opposite the sepals, with or without a second whorl of smaller glands opposite the petals; stamens 5, opposite the disc-glands, filaments free, anthers introrse, 2-thecous, longitudinally dehiscent; pistillode minute, 3(–5)-lobed

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    Fruit dehiscent at the base, the bivalved cocci often persisting on the columella; seeds often 1 per locule due to abortion, subglobose, ecarunculate; albumen fleshy; cotyledons broad, flat.

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    Stipules triangular to lanceolate, somewhat persistent

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    Leaves alternate, shortly petiolate, simple, entire, penninerved

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    Bracts triangular

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    Flowers axillary and fasciculate on leafy shoots, or on short leafless shoots, the ♂ and ♀ flowers often intermingled

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      Bibliography

     Information From

    Phyllanthaceae
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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    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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