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Callianthus

Genus Callianthus X. Wang, S. Zheng J. Integr. Pl. Biol., 51(8): 800. 2 Aug 2009
Name
Callianthus
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Wang X. Zheng S.  
Publication
The earliest normal flower from Liaoning Province, China [2009/8]
Journal
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology
Volume
51
Issue
8
Page number
800
Year
2009

Parent Taxon
[Class] Magnoliopsida
Fossil Status
flowers

Type
Callianthus dilae
Diagnosis
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 styles.


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Species
Callianthus dilae

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