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  • Dipterocarpaceae Blume

This family is accepted.
Vatica sp (Dipterocarpaceae)

[FZ]

Dipterocarpaceae, P. Duvigneaud. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, petiolate, entire, penninerved, in African species always with an extra-floral nectary at the base of the midrib on the upper face of the lamina; stipules caducous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers actinomorphic, bisexual
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, accrescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5, contorted to the right, free or slightly connate at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium
Stamens 5, 10, 15 or numerous (always numerous in African species)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium
Ovary superior, (1) 3-locular with axile or parietal placentation; carpels (1) 3, 2-ovulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit 1-seeded, indehiscent, surrounded by the wings (always 5 in the African species) of the accrescent calyx

[FTEA]

Dipterocarpaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

Morphology General Habit
Small to large usually resinous mostly buttressed trees; indumentum various but often of fasciculate hairs, frequently glandular
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, simple, entire or sinuate at margin; stipules paired, large or small, persistent or soon falling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers ?, regular, in axillary or terminal branched panicles, racemose or less often cymose; bracts and bracteoles paired, persistent or soon falling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx persistent; lobes imbricate or valvate, free or fused at the base; 2–5 lobes usually accrescent into very distinct wings in fruiting state
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla-lobes 5, contorted, connate at base or free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium
Stamens 5 to over 100; filaments free or connate; anthers 2-thecous, introrse or laterally dehiscent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium
Ovary superior or semi-inferior, partly unilocular or (2–)3–5-locular (4 in the sole S. American genus); ovules 2(–4) in each locule, axile or parietal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit indehiscent, usually 1-seeded with woody pericarp, usually with 2–5 persistent wing-like sepals but not accrescent in a few genera

[FWTA]

Dipterocarpaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Trees with resinous wood
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, entire, penninerved; indumentum often of two kinds, of stellate hairs or rarely of peltáte scales; stipules mostly small and deciduous, sometimes very large and enclosing the young bud, rarely persistent, leaving an annular scar after falling away
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers hermaphrodite, actinomorphic, fragrant, in axillary panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-tube short or well developed, free or adnate to the ovary; lobes 5, imbricate or valvate, mostly greatly enlarged, wing-like, and ascending in fruit and then strongly nervose, rarely small and reflexed or spreading
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5, much contorted, free or slightly connate at the base, often hairy and inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium
Stamens rarely definite, hypogynous or subperigynous; filaments short, often dilated at the base; anthers 2-celled, opening lengthwise; connective mucronate or aristate or club-shaped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium
Ovary inserted on the broad torus or slightly immersed in it, 3-celled; style subulate or variously thickened, entire or 3-lobed; ovules 2 in each cell
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit free from or included in the enlarged calyx-tube, rarely closely adnate to it, indehiscent, usually 1-seeded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds without endosperm; cotyledons thick and equal or variously contorted

Dipterocarpaceae Blume appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 4: 222. 1825 (1825)

Accepted by

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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