Trichostigma

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Trichostigma

<<<Flowers>Ovary>Ovules>Ovule number

11
1. 004-003-004-001

<<Flowers>Ovary>Carpel number

1-carpellate2
2. 004-003-001

<<Flowers>Ovary>Locule number

1-locular3
3. 004-003-002

<<Flowers>Ovary>Ovules

ovule ,4
4. 004-003-004

<<Flowers>Ovary>Shape

cylindrical to globose5
5. 004-003-003

<<Flowers>Ovary>Stigma

stigma often penicillate.6
6. 004-003-006

<<Flowers>Ovary>Style

style short or absent,7
7. 004-003-005

<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers

anthers basifixed;8
8. 004-002-003

<<Flowers>Stamens>Filaments

filaments free,9
9. 004-002-002

<<Flowers>Stamens>Stamen number

8-12(-25)10
10. 004-002-001

<<Flowers>Tepals>Tepal number

411
11. 004-001-001

<<Fruits>Testa>Texture

crustaceous12
12. 005-005-001

<<Inflorescences>Bracteoles>Bracteole number

213
13. 003-004-001

<<Inflorescences>Bracts>Position

often inserted at or near middle of pedicel14
14. 003-003-002

<<Inflorescences>Bracts>Shape

linear15
15. 003-003-001

<Flowers>Ovary

ovary , , ,16
16. 004-003

<Flowers>Stamens

stamens ,17
17. 004-002

<Flowers>Tepals

tepals , subequal, persistent and reflexed in fruit;18
18. 004-001

<Fruits>Colour

reddish-purple to black19
19. 005-003

<Fruits>Pericarp

pericarp adherent to seed;20
20. 005-004

<Fruits>Seed number

1-seeded21
21. 005-001

<Fruits>Shape

globose or lenticular22
22. 005-002

<Fruits>Testa

testa .23
23. 005-005

<Inflorescences>Bracteoles

bracteoles , immediately subtending flower, persistent, minute.24
24. 003-004

<Inflorescences>Bracts

bracts , , deciduous;25
25. 003-003

<Inflorescences>Flower number per inflorescence

many-flowered26
26. 003-001

<Inflorescences>Position

terminal or pseudo-axillary27
27. 003-002

<Leaves>Stipules

stipules minute, deciduous.28
28. 002-001

Description

Woody shrubs or vines (lianas), rarely tree-like. Leaves alternate or subopposite, petiolate; stipules minute, deciduous. Inflorescences many-floweredterminal or pseudo-axillary, condensed or lax racemes; bracts linear, often inserted at or near middle of pedicel, deciduous; bracteoles 2, immediately subtending flower, persistent, minute. Flowers bisexual; tepals 4, subequal, persistent and reflexed in fruit; stamens 8-12(-25), filaments free, anthers basifixed; ovary 1-carpellate, 1-locular, cylindrical to globose, ovule 1, style short or absent, stigma often penicillate. Fruit a 1-seeded drupe, globose or lenticular, reddish-purple to black, pericarp adherent to seed; testa crustaceous.

Distribution

Central and South America present, Guianas present, New World tropics and subtropics present, Northern America: Florida (Florida present), Southern America
Species 3(-4), occurring in the New World tropics and subtropics (Florida, West Indies, Central and South America); 1 species in the Guianas.

Flowers

Flowers bisexual;29
29. 004

Fruits

Fruit a drupe, , ,30
30. 005

Inflorescences

Inflorescences , condensed or lax racemes;31
31. 003

Leaves

Leaves alternate or subopposite, petiolate;32
32. 002

Wood

Woody shrubs or vines (lianas), rarely tree-like.33
33. 001