|University of California, Berkeley|
|Directory News Site Map Home|
|Jepson eFlora: Taxon page
Key to families | Table of families and genera
Indexes to all accepted names and synonyms:
| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |
Perennial herb vines, ± fleshy, glabrous. Leaf: simple, alternate, petioled [not], entire [toothed]; stipules 0. Inflorescence: panicle [raceme, spike], axillary or terminal; pedicel subtended by bract. Flower: generally bisexual, radial, immediately subtended on pedicel by 2 bractlets; sepals 2; petals 5[–13], ± fused basally into shallow cup; nectary a ring; stamens 5[–9], from petal cup, basally fused, basally widened; ovary superior, chamber 1, styles 3, ± fused basally. Fruit: utricle, indehiscent, fleshy or papery, enclosed in dry perianth. Seed: 1.
4 genera, ± 20 species: tropics, subtropics, mostly America; some cultivated (Anredera, ornamental; Basella, edible leaves; Ullucus, edible tubers). [Bogle 1969 J Arnold Arbor 50:590–598; Nowicke 1996 Syst Bot 21:187–208] Based on anatomy, some authors interpret sepals as bracts, petals as sepals; Basella alba L. cultivated in California. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Inflorescence: raceme or panicle of spike-like racemes; bractlets fused basally into cup. Flower: calyx, corolla ± spreading to ± reflexed, ± similar; stigmas club- or head-shaped or 2-lobed.
± 14 species: tropics, subtropical America. (Evidently for a person named Anreder) [Van Steenis 1957 Fl Malesiana I 5:302–304]
Previous taxon: Basellaceae
Next taxon: Anredera cordifolia
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Aug 4 2015
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Anredera, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9194, accessed on Aug 4 2015
Copyright © 2014 Regents of the University of California
We encourage links to these pages, but the content may not be downloaded for reposting, repackaging, redistributing, or sale in any form, without written permission from The Jepson Herbarium.
| Markers link to CCH specimen records. If the markers are obscured, reload the page [or change window size and reload]. Yellow markers indicate records that may provide evidence for eFlora range revision or may have georeferencing or identification issues.
READ ABOUT YELLOW FLAGS
View elevation by latitude chart
| Data provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria.
View all CCH records