Clidemia Don (1823: 306)

Silva-Gonçalves, Kelly Cristina Da, Baumgratz, José Fernando A. & Nunes-Freitas, André Felippe, 2014, Melastomataceae in a continental Atlantic Forest island from southeastern Brazil, Phytotaxa 183 (2), pp. 61-92 : 67

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.183.2.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5149347

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/8A04314C-FF97-FFAC-FF50-FF26FC2FFDB9

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Clidemia Don (1823: 306)
status

 

1. Clidemia Don (1823: 306) .

Pilose shrubs. Leaves opposite, isophyllous or slightly anisophyllous. Inflorescence in leafy and/or aphyllous nodes, axillary and/or pseudo-axillary, sometimes also terminal; bracts and bracteoles persistent. Floral buds with obtuse to rounded apex. Flowers 5-merous; pedicel inconspicuous; inner torus pilose or tooth-fimbriated, glandular or not, sometimes glabrous; calyx persistent, bilobed, external lobes larger than the internal lobes; petals white, obovate or oblong, apex rounded or emarginate; stamens white, isomorphic, subequal in size, pore terminal, connective prolonged or not below the theca, dorsally appendage or not; ovary completely or partly inferior; style glabrous. Baccate, bacidium type, purple-darkness at maturity, polyspermous; seeds ovate, testa granulose.