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Trees or shrubs, sometimes very small and rhizomatous. Stipules present. Leaves alternate, simple. Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic, (rarely ± zygomorphic); pedicels usually articulated. Inflorescences various. Sepals (4-)5, often accrescent. Petals 5 (rarely up to 12), free, deciduous. Stamens 5-many; staminodes sometimes present. Carpels (3-)5-15, apparently free at the base. Styles gynobasic. Fruit (in ours) comprising (3-)4-12 free, black, 1-seeded, fleshy drupelets, borne on a ± fleshy receptacle.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Ochnaceae Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=153
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Quiinaceae: Brief Summary
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Quiinaceae Engl. is a neotropical family of flowering plants in the Malpighiales, consisting of about 50 species in 4 genera (Froesia, Lacunaria, Quiina, Touroulia). The APG III system of flowering plant classification does not recognize such a family, instead including these genera in the Ochnaceae family.
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