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Heliotrope

Scientific Name
Heliotropium spp.
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Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Lamiales: Boraginaceae)
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Aggregate fruit (schizocarp), Carpel or individual fruit segment (mericarp)

Description:

Schizocarp appendages: Hairs and bristles, Ridges and grooves

Schizocarp colour: Variable - brown/yellow

Schizocarp Length: 1 - 3mm

Schizocarp shape: Aggregate - wedge

Mericarp Colour: Variable - brown/yellow

Mericarp Length: 1 - 2mm

Mericarp Sculpture: Pappilate, Rugose, Tuberculate

Mericarp Shape: Wedge

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
22/11/2011 08:49 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 14:54 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2011) Heliotrope (Heliotropium spp.) Updated on 1/17/2013 2:54:31 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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