List 195 - Achariaceae - 6/16/2021
Achariaceae Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, or herbs; non-laticiferous and without coloured juice. Herbs with a basal aggregation of leaves, or with neither basal nor terminal aggregations of leaves. Self supporting (or stemless), or climbing. Leaves alternate; non-sheathing; simple. Lamina dissected (lobed), or entire; sometimes acicular. Leaves exstipulate. Lamina margins crenate, or serrate. Stem anatomy. Cork cambium present; initially superficial. Vessel end-walls mostly simple. Reproductive type, pollination. Fertile flowers functionally male and functionally female. Plants monoecious. Gynoecium of male flowers absent. Inflorescence, floral, fruit and seed morphology. Flowers solitary, or aggregated in ‘inflorescences’ (few flowered); in fascicles and in racemes. The terminal inflorescence unit (when determinable) racemose. Inflorescences few flowered, in fascicles or racemes. Flowers small to medium-sized; regular; 3–5 merous. Fruit non-fleshy; dehiscent. Dispersal unit the seed. Seeds endospermic. Embryo well differentiated. Cotyledons 2. Embryo straight; small. Geography, cytology. Paleotropical and Cape. South Africa. Taxonomy. Subclass Dicotyledonae; Crassinucelli. Dahlgren’s Superorder Violiflorae; Violales. Cronquist’s Subclass Dilleniidae; Violales. APG (1998) Eudicot; core Eudicot; Rosid; Eurosid I; Malpighiales. Species 3. Genera 3; Acharia, Ceratiosicyos, Guthriea.
Plant name 'Variety' (Synonym) reference no. Price-Codes sub-catalogues Ceratiosicyos laevis 439285 1p10 Echinopsis atacamensis 464307 100s35 1000s211 Kiggelaria africana svs 1539 100s29 1000s166 Primula auricula Alpine Show Mix hand poll. 463401 20s19
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