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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 8/1/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 8/1/2013)
Genus Posadaea Cogn.
PlaceOfPublication Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Belgique, ser. 3. 20: 476. 1890.
Note TYPE: P. sphaerocarpa Cogn.
Description Monoecious, tendriled vines; stems 5-sulcate. Leaves petiolate, simple, 3- to 5-angulate or -lobate; tendrils simple or 2-branched. Staminate flowers axillary, short racemose; calyx short campanulate, 5-lobate; corolla 5-parted to the base, the lobes spreading; stamens 3, free, attached to the hypanthium wall, one uni- thecous, others bithecous; pistillode cupiform, obscure. Pistillate flowers solitary in same axils as the staminate flowers; calyx and corolla as in the staminate flow- ers; ovary 3-carpellate, the ovary numerous, horizontal; style short, the stigmas 3; staminodia 3, short, ligulate. Fruits spherical, indehiscent, pericarp woody, flesh pulpy; seeds narrowly obovate, compressed, smooth.
Habit vines
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