Scyphonychium

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Scyphonychium

<<<<Flowers>Calyx>Sepals>Outer sepals>Sepal number

21
1. 005-001-001-002-001

<<<Flowers>Calyx>Sepals>Outer sepals

the outer smaller2
2. 005-001-001-002

<<<Flowers>Calyx>Sepals>Sepal number

53
3. 005-001-001-001

<<Flowers>Calyx>Sepals

sepals , free, imbricate, ;4
4. 005-001-001

<<Flowers>Disk>Lobe number

5-lobed5
5. 005-003-002

<<Flowers>Disk>Shape

cup-shaped6
6. 005-003-001

<<Flowers>Ovary>Carpel number

2-carpellate7
7. 005-006-001

<<Flowers>Ovary>Ovule number per carpel

a single ovule per carpel8
8. 005-006-002

<<Flowers>Petals>Petal number

59
9. 005-002-001

<<Flowers>Stamens>Stamen number

810
10. 005-004-001

<<Inflorescences>Thyrses>Dichasia

with flowers in simple or compound dichasia11
11. 004-001-002

<<Inflorescences>Thyrses>Shape

paniculate12
12. 004-001-001

<Flowers>Calyx

calyx zygomorphic,13
13. 005-001

<Flowers>Disk

disc annular, , ;14
14. 005-003

<Flowers>Ovary

ovary , with ;15
15. 005-006

<Flowers>Petals

petals , clawed, twice as long as the sepals, with a bilobed minute appendage forming a pocket above the claw;16
16. 005-002

<Flowers>Pollen

pollen colporate, perforate;17
17. 005-005

<Flowers>Stamens

stamens ;18
18. 005-004

<Flowers>Stigma

stigma shortly bifid.19
19. 005-007

<Fruits>Coccus number per fruit

(1)2-coccate20
20. 006-001

<Inflorescences>Thyrses

distal, simple or thyrses,21
21. 004-001

<Leaves>Distal leaflets

distal leaflet rudimentary.22
22. 003-002

<Leaves>Leaflets

leaflets entire;23
23. 003-001

Description

Small trees. Stipules wanting. Leaves alternate, paripinnate; leaflets entire; distal leaflet rudimentary. Inflorescences distal, simple or paniculate thyrses, with flowers in simple or compound dichasia. Flowers functionally unisexual; calyx zygomorphic, sepals 5, free, imbricate, the outer 2 smaller; petals 5, clawed, twice as long as the sepals, with a bilobed minute appendage forming a pocket above the claw; disc annular, cup-shaped, 5-lobed; stamens 8; pollen colporate, perforate; ovary 2-carpellate, with a single ovule per carpel; stigma shortly bifid. Fruit, (1)2-coccate, woody, unwinged, schizocarpic. Seeds exarillate.

Distribution

French Guiana, northern and eastern Brazil
A genus of a single species native to northern and eastern Brazil, and French Guiana.

Flowers

Flowers functionally unisexual;24
24. 005

Fruits

Fruit, , woody, unwinged, schizocarpic.25
25. 006

Habit

Small trees.26
26. 001

Inflorescences

Inflorescences .27
27. 004

Leaves

Leaves alternate, paripinnate;28
28. 003

Seeds

Seeds exarillate.29
29. 007

Stipules

Stipules wanting.30
30. 002