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Parasaurauia

Magnoliopsida - Ericales - Actinidiaceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Parasaurauia Keller et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderEricalesvon Berchtold and Presl 1820
familyActinidiaceaeGilg and Werdermann 1824
genusParasaurauia

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
J. A. Keller et al. 1996Flowers actinomorphic, calyx composed of five imbricate sepals with multicellular trichomes on the abaxial surface, corolla composed of five imbricate petals. Both sepals and petals are quincuncially arranged. Androecium of ten stamens with basifixed, deeply sagittate anthers (pollen unknown). Gynoecium tricarpellate, with a syncarpous, superior ovary and three free styles emerging from an apical depression. Ovary trilocular with intruded axile placentae bearing numerous ovules. Mature fruit structure is unknown.