Rutaceae

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Rutaceae

  1. 1. RUTACEAE<br /><ul><li>Rue or Citrus Family
  2. 2. 158 – 161 Genera
  3. 3. 1800/1900 species
  4. 4. Trees, shrubs, lianas or herbs</li></li></ul><li>Stem<br />- Some taxa have thorns<br />Leaves<br />Simple, trifoliate, or pinnate, sometimes pinnatifid, exstipulate, usually with punctate glands<br />
  5. 5. Punctate gland<br />
  6. 6. Inflorescence<br />- cyme, raceme or solitary<br />Flowers<br />- Bisexual and actinomorphic and hypogynous<br />- Calyx is aposepalous or synsepalous<br />
  7. 7. - Corolla is apopetalos or sym(?)petalous<br />- Stamens are usually diplostemonous in two whorls, with staminodes in some taxa<br />- Anthers are longitudinal in dehiscence <br />- Gynoecium is syncaprous, with a superior ovary<br />
  8. 8. Calodendrumcapense<br />
  9. 9. Placentation<br />- axile<br />Ovules<br />Anatropus or hemitropous, bitegmic, two per carpel<br />
  10. 10. Nectaries<br />- Usually present as an annular disk at the base of the ovary <br />Fruits<br />- schizocarp, berry, drupe or hesperidium<br />
  11. 11. General Facts<br />The Rutaceae family is commonly found in tropical regions. Economic importances includes fruits, herbs, timber trees, and ornamentals. The largest numbers are found in Africa and Australia, often in semiarid woodlands<br />Floral Formula<br />K 4-5 [2-3] C 4-5 [0, 2-3] A 8-10-∞] G(4-5) [(1-∞)], superior.<br />

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