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Flora Data (Last Modified On 11/14/2012)
Family CONNARACEAE
Description Trees, shrubs, or woody lianas. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate, rarely uni- foliolate, exstipulate; leaflets entire. Inflorescence paniculate, terminal or lateral. Flowers relatively small, regular, perfect or rarely dioecious; sepals 5, imbricate to valvate, free or rarely connate at the base, sometimes accrescent in fruit (Rowrea); petals 5, free or connate at the base; stamens 10, the filaments united toward the base and in alternate cycles of two lengths, the longer opposite the sepals, the shorter (sometimes staminodial) opposite the petals; carpels free, 5-1, but usually
Habit Trees shrubs
Habit lianas
Description producing a single fruit, the ovules 2 in each carpel, collateral, erect, anatropous, basal or sub-basal. Fruit a follicle, sometimes indehiscent, or a legume, containing usually a single arillate seed.
Key a. Carpels 5; follicles sessile. b. Sepals valvate, not enlarged in fruit; follicles densely ferruginous- tomentose; leaves densely and persistently pubescent ................. 1. CNESTIDIUM bb. Sepals imbricate, enlarged in fruit; follicles and leaves glabrous or -glabrate-............................................................2. ROUREA aa. Carpels 1; follicles stipitate, essentially glabrous; leaves glabrous or glabrate-........... .......................... 3. CONNARUS
 
 
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