Blutaparon

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Blutaparon

<<<Flowers>Ovules>Stigma>Shape

linear1
1. 004-003-003-002

<<<Flowers>Ovules>Stigma>Stigma number

22
2. 004-003-003-001

<<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers>Locule number

2-locular3
3. 004-002-003-002

<<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers>Shape

linear4
4. 004-002-003-001

<<<Flowers>Tepals>Inner tepals>Shape

narrower and incurved5
5. 004-001-004-002

<<<Flowers>Tepals>Inner tepals>Tepal number

26
6. 004-001-004-001

<<<Flowers>Tepals>Outer tepals>Shape

flat and broad7
7. 004-001-003-002

<<<Flowers>Tepals>Outer tepals>Tepal number

38
8. 004-001-003-001

<<Flowers>Ovules>Ovule number

19
9. 004-003-001

<<Flowers>Ovules>Stigma

stigmas , .10
10. 004-003-003

<<Flowers>Ovules>Style

style short,11
11. 004-003-002

<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers

anthers , ,12
12. 004-002-003

<<Flowers>Stamens>Filaments

filaments free, expanded slightly below,13
13. 004-002-002

<<Flowers>Stamens>Pseudostaminodes

pseudostaminodia absent;14
14. 004-002-004

<<Flowers>Stamens>Stamen number

515
15. 004-002-001

<<Flowers>Tepals>Inner tepals

inner16
16. 004-001-004

<<Flowers>Tepals>Outer tepals

outer17
17. 004-001-003

<<Flowers>Tepals>Tepal number

518
18. 004-001-001

<<Flowers>Tepals>Vein number

3-veined19
19. 004-001-002

<Flowers>Ovules

ovule , long-stalked,20
20. 004-003

<Flowers>Stamens

stamens ,21
21. 004-002

<Flowers>Tepals

tepals , thickened and from base, , ;22
22. 004-001

<Inflorescences>Bracts and bracteoles

bracts and bracteoles overlapping, scarious.23
23. 003-002

<Inflorescences>Position

axillary or terminal24
24. 003-001

<Leaves>Hairs

glabrous25
25. 002-002

<Leaves>Shape

very gradually narrowing into a clasping petiole at base26
26. 002-001

<Utricles>Seeds

seed minute.27
27. 005-002

<Utricles>Shape

ovoid28
28. 005-001

Description

Prostrate herbs. Leaves opposite, succulent, very gradually narrowing into a clasping petiole at base, entire, glabrous. Inflorescences of axillary or terminal, sessile or pedunculate heads, or elongated spike-like heads; bracts and bracteoles overlapping, scarious. Flowers bisexual, compressed; tepals 5, thickened and 3-veined from base, outer 3flat and broad, inner 2narrower and incurved; stamens 5, filaments free, expanded slightly below, anthers linear, 2-locular, pseudostaminodia absent; ovule 1, long-stalked, style short, stigmas 2, linear. Utricle compressed, ovoid; seed minute.

Distribution

Guianas present, tropical and subtropical regions of the New and Old Worlds present
Comprising 4 species in tropical and subtropical regions of the New and Old Worlds; 1 species in the Guianas.

Flowers

Flowers bisexual, compressed;29
29. 004

Habit

Prostrate herbs.30
30. 001

Inflorescences

Inflorescences of , sessile or pedunculate heads, or elongated spike-like heads;31
31. 003

Leaves

Leaves opposite, succulent, , entire, .32
32. 002

Utricles

Utricle compressed, ;33
33. 005