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Habit: Perennial herb, stoloned; glands not evident. Leaf: basal and on stolons, ternately compound; leaflets often double-toothed. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in axils on leafy stolons; pedicel bractlets 0. Flower: hypanthium shallow-cup-shaped, bractlets 5, generally wider than sepals; petals yellow; stamens 20, filaments slender, anthers with paired pollen sacs; pistils many, ovary superior, style slender, attached below fruit tip. Fruit: +- strawberry-like; receptacle enlarged, red, +- completely covered with achenes.
Species In Genus: 2 species: southeastern Asia. Etymology: (A.N. Duchesne, French botanist, 1747--1827)
eFlora Treatment Author: Barbara Ertter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Drymocallis rhomboidea
Next taxon: Duchesnea indica var. indica
Citation for this treatment: Barbara Ertter 2016. Duchesnea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11229, accessed on May 01, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 01, 2016.