Home Flora of Pakistan
Name Search
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
!Sapium Jacq. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in Index Nominum Genericorum (ING)Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenSearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Enumeratio Systematica Plantarum, quas in insulis Caribaeis 9, 31. 1760. (Enum. Syst. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library


Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: A. RADCLIFFE-SMITH
General/Distribution: A pantropical genus of c. 125 species, only one of which is cultivated and naturalized in Pakistan.


Export To PDF Export To Word
Monoecious glabrous laticiferous trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, petiolate, stipulate, simple, entire or toothed, penninerved, usually glandular beneath, on the margins and/or at the base. Inflorescences spicate or racemiform, terminal or leaf-opposed, usually solitary, usually bisexual, mostly ♂ with 1 or more ♀ flowers at the base; ♂ bracts 1-many-flowered, usually biglandular at the base; bracteoles minute. Male flowers: pedicels articulate or 0; calyx ± open in bud, the lobes small, imbricate or valvate; petals 0; disc 0; stamens 2-4, filaments free, short, anthers basifixed, extrorse, longitudinally dehiscent; pistillode 0. Female flowers usually long-pedicellate; sepals 2-4, free or united, imbricate or not touching; petals 0; disc 0; ovary 2-4-celled,with 1 ovule per cell, appendaged or not; styles 2-4, free or united, undivided, often coiled, not usually persistent. Fruit 2-4-lobed, septicidally, loculicidally or irregularly dehiscent or indehiscent and drupaceous or bacciform; exocarp smooth or cornute. Seeds usually ecarun-culate; exotesta fleshy or waxy; endotesta crustaceous; albumen fleshy; coty-ledons broad, flat.
© 2018 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110