Dolichandrone (Fenzl) Seem.

First published in Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3, 10: 31 (1862)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mozambique, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.

Descriptions

Bignoniaceae, M. A. Diniz. Flora Zambesiaca 8:3. 1988

Morphology General Habit
Unarmed shrubs or trees.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, imparipinnate, deciduous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers born in terminal panicles, racemes or racemose panicles, fragrant, opening during the night.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx spathaceously splitting along the posterior side, beaked at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla campanulate; tube narrowly cylindrical long exceeding the calyx; lobes 5, subequal, wavy at the margin.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium
Stamens 4, didynamous, anthers included, introrse, glabrous; staminode present, very small.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk annular, thick.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary oblong, cylindric, bilocular; ovules many, pluriseriate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule narrowly linear in outline, terete or compressed parallel to the false septum, straight or curved bivalved loculicidally dehiscent; seeds flat, winged, 1-several on each side of the wing.
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Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0