Genus Callianthus X. Wang, S. Zheng J. Integr. Pl. Biol., 51(8): 800. 2 Aug 2009
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- Authors (Pub.)
- Wang X.
- The earliest normal flower from Liaoning Province, China [2009/8]
- Journal of Integrative Plant Biology
- Page number
- Parent Taxon
- [Class] Magnoliopsida
- Fossil Status
- Callianthus dilae
- Flower small, bisexual, with a perianth, hypogynous,
with a slender pedicel. Tepals in two cycles, spatulate, parallel veined, with a long claw and a round tip. Stamen
composed of a filament and a globular anther, with numerous
bristles at the apex. In situ pollen grains round-triangular.
Fleshy envelope enclosing two separate carpels. Each carpel
composed of a hemi-globular ovary and a papillate style.
Fructification hip-like, including two facing fruits, with persistent