the coffee family Aloc. Caguimbal. Macarasig. Tuibeo
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Plant Habit and HabitatLeavesInflorescenceFlower Corolla Calyx Gynoecium AndroeciumPlacentationFruitSeeds Done with these? What’s NEXT?
Habitat Terrestrial, rarely aquatic Habit Tree, shrub, herb, liana Back to INFORMATION.
Simple Entire margin Decussate, rarely whorled Usually connate stipules Often bearing mucilage secreting colleters Colleters – produces mucilagenous compounds to protect young shoot Back to INFORMATION
Worldwide distribution but more in tropical areas Economic importance: Cinchona- source of quinine used to treat malaria Coffea arabica - source of coffee Pausinystalia johimbe- source of sexual stimulant (yohimbine) Timber trees Fruiting plants Dye plants Ornamental cultivar
Trees, shrubs, lianas, or herbs Simple, entire, usually decussate leaves Connate stipules, often with mucilage-secreting colleters Inflorescence usually a cyme Flowers usually bisexual Perianth dichlamydeous, 4-5 merous, calyx absent in some Androecium often 4 5-merous Ovary usually inferior (rarely superior) Often with an apical nectariferous disk, ovules with a funicular obturator, Fruit either a berry, capsule, drupe, or schizocarp. K (4-5)  C (4-5) [(3,8-10)] A 4-5 [3,8-10] G (2) [(3-5+)], usually inferior, rarely superior.