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Proteaceae
PROTEA FAMILY

Proteaceae
Habit: [(Herb, subshrub) shrub] tree; evergreen. Leaf: alternate [opposite, whorled], [simple, entire to] pinnately divided or compound; stipules 0. Inflorescence: raceme [spike, head, umbel, flowers 1]. Flower: bisexual [unisexual], bilateral [radial]; sepals 4, petal-like, fused at base; petals 0; stamens generally 4, filaments fused to sepals [free]; pistil 1; ovary superior, chamber 1, ovules 1--2[many], at tip or marginal, style 1, stigma 1. Fruit: follicle [achene, drupe, nut].
Genera In Family: 75 genera, 1050 species: Australia, southern Africa, South America.
eFlora Treatment Author: David J. Keil
Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
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Citation for this treatment: David J. Keil 2016. Proteaceae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=233, accessed on May 25, 2016.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.