Calyptranthes Swartz (1788: 79)

do Rosário, Alessandro Silva, Baumgratz, José Fernando Andrade & Secco, Ricardo de S., 2014, Taxonomic notes in Calyptranthes (Myrciinae; Myrtaceae) in the Brazilian Amazon, Phytotaxa 186 (3), pp. 158-165: 159

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.186.3.4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/253CAD67-6358-2005-FF7E-F9EBFD8EF8E8

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Calyptranthes Swartz (1788: 79)
status

 

Calyptranthes Swartz (1788: 79)   , nom. cons. [emend. A.Rosário & Baumgratz]

Trees or shrubs, with sympodial branching systems. Inflorescences a panicle, axillary and/or terminal or reduced and modified (shorter), fasciculiform, rachis very reduced or absent; bracts and bracteoles lanceolate to ovate or absent. Floral buds with sepals fully connate to each other, apiculate or not; calyx with c ircumscissile dehiscence, calyptra deciduous or persistent after anthesis. Flowers subsessile or distinctly pedicellate; petals usually absent, if present 1–4 juxtaposed to calyptra, usually early deciduous; hypanthium prolonged above the ovary, margin entire or irregularly toothed; ovary 2-celled, 2 ovules per locule. Fruit baccate, usually crowned by the tubular apex of the hypanthium and staminal disk, sometimes with persistent style and calyptra; embryo myrcioid (as considered by McVaugh 1958, Barroso et al. 1999 and Sobral 2003).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Myrtales

Family

Myrtaceae

Loc

Calyptranthes Swartz (1788: 79)

do Rosário, Alessandro Silva, Baumgratz, José Fernando Andrade & Secco, Ricardo de S. 2014
2014
Loc

Calyptranthes

Swartz, O. 1788: )
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