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Record: oai:ARNO:526126

AuthorsM.P.M. Herrmann-Erlee, H.J. Lam
TitleRevision of the Sapotaceae of the Malaysian area in a wider side. VIII. Krausella H. J. Lam
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
AbstractTrees. Leaves estipulate, alternate, scattered, simple, oblong to obovate, petiolate, tertiary nerves transverse, often numerous, always faint. Inflorescences many-florous, fasciculate on brachyblasts which are inserted in the axils of leaves or their scars, rarely in those of stout petiole-like bracts. Flowers 6(—8)-merous. Sepals 6(—8), spirally arranged or pseudo-cyclical. Corolla exsert, lobes 6(—8), as long as or longer than tube. Stamens 6(—8), inserted just or well below the corolla-throat, epipetalous. Staminodes 6(—8), episepalous, inserted in the throat. Ovary 6(—8)-celled, borne on a short stout gynophore, disk infundibuliform at apex of gynophore, more or less connate with the basal (fertile) part of the ovary, the whole (except style) hispidulous pilose, cells episepalous, ovules one in each cell, inserted in the lower half of the cells, apotropous, micropyle inferior; style short, glabrous, truncate. Fruits unknown.
Type species: Krausella forbesii (Moore) H. J. Lam.
Document typearticle
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