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Perseanthus

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Perseanthus Herendeen et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
Magnoliid
RankNameAuthor
orderMagnolialesJussieu 1820
familyLauraceaeJussieu 1789
genusPerseanthus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. S. Herendeen et al. 1994Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic, trimerous; perianth two series of three tepals,outer tepals smaller than inner tepals, abaxial surfaces pubescent, adaxial surfaces glabrous; hypanthium very short; androecium of three cycles of three stamens; filaments free, third cycle from outside bearing paired substipitate appendages, fourth (innermost) cycle of three staminodes; single carpel with superior ovary bearing single ovule, ovary densely covered with simple trichomes.