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Vine [( annual), shrub, tree].
Stem: tendrils present or not.
Leaf: petioled, alternate [ opposite], palmately lobed to unlobed [ compound], entire to serrate, generally glandular, palmately [pinnately] veined; stipuled.
Inflorescence: axillary, 1–2 per node [ cymes]; flowers generally bracted.
Flower: radial [ bilateral], with a tube, cup, or disk from fused sepals and petals [and stamen filaments]; sepals 5, petals 5 or 0; generally a whorl of filamentous structures or knobs ("corona") at edge of hypanthium, generally brightly colored; stamens 5[± 25], attached just below ovary [or edge of hypanthium]; ovary stalked to ± sessile, carpels 3, chamber 1, placentas parietal, stigmas generally 3.
Fruit: berry [ capsule].
Seed: generally many, generally flattened, with aril.
17 genera, ± 750 species: worldwide tropics, some temperate. [Feuillet & MacDougal 2007 Fam Generally Vasc Plant 9:270–281] —Scientific Editor: Bruce G. Baldwin.
Previous taxon: Parnassia parviflora
Next taxon: Passiflora
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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