Angiosperms - Dicots
> African violets (Saintpaulia ionantha H. Wendl.) 非洲紫羅蘭
African violets (Saintpaulia ionantha H. Wendl.) 非洲紫羅蘭
Updated on 23/04/2018
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African violets belongs to the family Gesneriaceae (苦苣苔科). It has bisexual actinomorphic flowers with fused petals. The number of petals is 4 or 5 or their multiples. The no. of sepals is 4/5 depends on the no. of petals. It also has a superior ovary with 4 or 5 stamens surrounding it.
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I have helped you to tag the superior ovary so that the feature becomes searchable. Also, the "fused petals" should be labelled as "petal basally connate"
petals basally connate
petal , sepal , pileus , suspensor , stipe , Labellum , columella , sporangium , pistil , stamen
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