Drymaria cordata

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Drymaria cordata

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<<<Petiole>Blade>Shape>Dimensions

5-25 x 5-30 mm1
1. 002-004-001-001

<<<Sepals>Ovary>Style>Length

0.5-1 mm long2
2. 004-007-002-002

<<<Sepals>Ovary>Style>Style number

33
3. 004-007-002-001

<<<Sepals>Petals>Lobes>Shape

linear4
4. 004-005-004-001

<<<Sepals>Stamens>Filaments>Length

ca. 2 mm long5
5. 004-006-002-001

<<Capsules>Seeds>Colour

dark reddish-brown or black6
6. 005-003-004

<<Capsules>Seeds>Length

1.0-1.5 mm long7
7. 005-003-003

<<Capsules>Seeds>Seed number

1-128
8. 005-003-001

<<Capsules>Seeds>Shape

cochleate9
9. 005-003-002

<<Habit>Stems>Hairs

glabrous to densely glandular-puberulent10
10. 001-003-001

<<Inflorescences>Pedicels>Hairs

densely stipitate-glandular puberulent11
11. 003-003-002

<<Inflorescences>Pedicels>Length

2-15 mm long12
12. 003-003-001

<<Petiole>Blade>Hairs

glabrous or puberulent13
13. 002-004-002

<<Petiole>Blade>Shape

orbicular, ovate-orbicular or reniform, , obtuse or acute and mucronulate at apex, round to cordate at base14
14. 002-004-001

<<Petiole>Stipules>Length

to 2 mm long15
15. 002-003-002

<<Petiole>Stipules>Texture

membranous16
16. 002-003-001

<<Sepals>Ovary>Shape

ovoid17
17. 004-007-001

<<Sepals>Ovary>Style

styles , .18
18. 004-007-002

<<Sepals>Petals>Colour

white19
19. 004-005-002

<<Sepals>Petals>Length

2-3 mm long20
20. 004-005-003

<<Sepals>Petals>Lobes

lobes ;21
21. 004-005-004

<<Sepals>Petals>Petal number

522
22. 004-005-001

<<Sepals>Stamens>Filaments

filaments ;23
23. 004-006-002

<<Sepals>Stamens>Stamen number

2-3(-5)24
24. 004-006-001

<Capsules>Length

1.5-2.5 mm long25
25. 005-002

<Capsules>Seeds

seeds , , , , densely tuberculate in lines.26
26. 005-003

<Capsules>Shape

ovoid27
27. 005-001

<Habit>Growth form

erect to prostrate28
28. 001-002

<Habit>Length

to 45 cm long29
29. 001-001

<Habit>Stems

stems branched, angled, often rooting at nodes, .30
30. 001-003

<Inflorescences>Flower number

few-flowered31
31. 003-002

<Inflorescences>Pedicels

pedicels , .32
32. 003-003

<Inflorescences>Position

terminal or axillary33
33. 003-001

<Petiole>Blade

blade , .34
34. 002-004

<Petiole>Length

2-15 mm long35
35. 002-002

<Petiole>Shape

filiform36
36. 002-001

<Petiole>Stipules

stipules , multilacerate, ;37
37. 002-003

<Sepals>Hairs

glabrous except for stipitate-glandular puberulent midvein38
38. 004-004

<Sepals>Length

2.5-3.5 mm long39
39. 004-003

<Sepals>Ovary

ovary ,40
40. 004-007

<Sepals>Petals

petals , , deeply clawed and bifid, shorter than calyx, ,41
41. 004-005

<Sepals>Sepal number

542
42. 004-001

<Sepals>Shape

ovate, oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate43
43. 004-002

<Sepals>Stamens

stamens ,44
44. 004-006

Capsules

Capsule , slightly shorter than calyx, , shortly pedicellate;45
45. 005

Common Name

Creole (French Guiana): mignonette, petit quinine, timignonette English (Suriname): piki fowroesopo

Description

Annual herb to 45 cm long, erect to prostrate; stems branched, angled, often rooting at nodes, glabrous to densely glandular-puberulent. Petiole filiform, 2-15 mm long; stipules membranous, multilacerate, to 2 mm long; blade orbicular, ovate-orbicular or reniform, 5-25 x 5-30 mm, obtuse or acute and mucronulate at apex, round to cordate at base, glabrous or puberulent. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, few-flowered dichasial cymes, lax; pedicels 2-15 mm long, densely stipitate-glandular puberulent. Sepals 5, ovate, oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, 2.5-3.5 mm long, glabrous except for stipitate-glandular puberulent midvein; petals 5, white, deeply clawed and bifid, shorter than calyx, 2-3 mm long, lobes linear; stamens 2-3(-5), filaments ca. 2 mm long; ovary ovoid, styles 3, 0.5-1 mm long. Capsule ovoid, slightly shorter than calyx, 1.5-2.5 mm long, shortly pedicellate; seeds 1-12, cochleate, 1.0-1.5 mm long, dark reddish-brown or black, densely tuberculate in lines.

Distribution

Guianas present, tropics and subtropics of Old and New Worlds present
Widely distributed in the tropics and subtropics of Old and New Worlds; 24 collections studied, all from the Guianas (GU: 4; SU: 10; FG: 10).

Habit

Annual herb , ;46
46. 001

Individuals Association

Guyana, Potaro-Siparuni Region, Kaieteur Falls National Park, Hahn 4472 Guyana, Vicinity of Mazaruni Forest Station, Maguire & Fanshawe 23562 Cayenne, rue Justin Catayee, Ducatillon & Gelly 83 Suriname, Paramaribo, Fernandesweg, Reijenga 624 Village of Saül, Mori et al. 23381 Cayenne, Chez Françoise, Alexandre 383 Suriname, Paramaribo, Cultuurtuin, Lindeman 5722 Guyana, Mazaruni R. Settlement, Mell & Mell 232 Suriname, van Doesburg 27

Inflorescences

Inflorescences , dichasial cymes, lax;47
47. 003

Petiole

Petiole , ;48
48. 002

Sepals

Sepals , , , ;49
49. 004

Uses

The plant is used in a medicinal bath for children in French Guiana.