Ceriops Arn. (Rhizophoraceae)

bolehabitlarge trees 30+ m or small trees
bolebuttressesabsent
bolebuttress_and_root_typestilt or pneumatophore
bolespinesabsent
bolebark_outer_colorred or gray or brown
bolebark_peelingnot peeling
boleslash_colorred or brown
boleslash_laminationabsent
boleslash_odorabsent
boleexudateabsent
twigterminal_buds_enclosed_by_leavesno
twigclumped_hairsabsent
twigcomplex_hairsabsent
twigstinging_hairsabsent
twigmature_twig_indumentumabsent
twigtwig_cross_sectionterete or flattened
twigleaf_locationclustered at twig end
twigleaf_insertionopposite
twigleaf_planetwo planes
stipulestipulespresent
stipulestipule_freedomjoined
stipulestipule_typeinterpetiolar
stipulestipule_on_twigencircling twig
stipulestipule_formleafy
stipulestipule_fringeabsent
stipulestipule_sizeconspicuous
stipulestipule_persistencedeciduous
leafleaf_scalelike_or_needlelikenone
leafleaf_complexitysimple
leafpetiole_lengthless than a quarter
leafpetiole_wingednot winged
leafpetiole_attachmentbase of leaf
leafpetiole_base_swellingnot swollen
leafpetiole_apex_swellingnot swollen
leafpetiole_cross_sectionflattened or diamond
leafpetiole_wrinklinglongitundinal
leafleaf_similarityhomophyllus
leafleaf_texturecoriaceous
leafleaf_basesymmetrical
leafleaf_dissectionnot dissected
leafleaf_marginsentire
leafmargin_planeflat or revolute
leafleaf_base_shapetapered
leafleaf_apex_shaperetuse or rounded
leafupper_leaf_surfacematte
leaflower_leaf_surfacematte
leafprimary_venationpinnate
leafprimary_vein_aboveroundly raised or flat
leafsecondary_vein_spacingopen
leafsecondaries_aboveflat
leafsecondary_vein_coursemostly parallel
leafsecondary_vein_anglemedium
leafsecondary_vein_terminationintramarginal
leafsecondary_vein_branchingnot branched
leafintersecondary_veinsabsent or few more than half
leaftertiary_veins_aboveflat or not visible
leaftertiary_vein_formreticulate
leaframified_branchingabsent
leafdomatiaabsent
leafleaf_glandsabsent or pellucid dots or laminar glands
leafmarginal_and_petiolar_glandsabsent
leafhairs_on_mature_leafabsent
inflorinflorescencemultiple
inflorinflorescence_positionaxillary
inflorinflorescence_axisbranched
inflorspecialized_inflorescence_unitsabsent
flowernumerous_persistant_floral_bractsabsent
flowerfloral_sexualitybisexual
flowerpedunclepresent
flowerflower_sizeto about 0.5 cm
flowerfloral_symmetryactinomorphic
flowerfloral_columnabsent
flowerhypanthiumpresent
flowerdiskpresent
flowerdisk_positionstamens outside (intrastaminal)
flowerperianthpresent
flowerperianth_typeK+C
flowersepal_number5-6
flowersepal_freedomfree
flowersepal_persistencepersistent in fruit
flowersepal_accrescencenot accrescent
flowerepicalyxabsent
flowerpetal_presencepresent
flowerpetal_number5-6
flowerpetal_fusionfree at base
flowerpetal_texturenot fleshy
flowerpetal_persistencedeciduous
flowerpetal_stalkssessile
flowerpetal_marginentire or fringed or lobed or bifid
malestamen_number10/12
malestamen_filamentspresent
malestamen_fasciclingfascicled
malestamen_adnationadnate to perianth
malestamen_sizeequal sizes
malestamen_merydiplostemonous
maleanther_locule_number2
maleanther_fixationdorsifixed
maleanther_adornmentnot awned
maleanther_dehiscencelong slits
femaleovary_positionpartly inferior
femalecarpel_arrangementsyncarpous
femalecarpel_number3
femalelocule_number3
femalestyle_presencesolitary including joined
femalestigma_lobes2-3
femalestigma_shapenot distinctive
fruitcommon_fruit_typeberry
fruitfruit_fleshinessfleshy
fruitfruit_aggregationnot multiple or aggregate
fruitfruit_dehiscenceindehiscent
fruitfruit_accessory_tissueno fleshy perianth parts
fruitfruit_wingsabsent
seedseed_number_and_multiple1
seedseed_sizeto about 1 cm or to about less than 5 mmbarely visible cm
seedseed_wingsabsent
seedseed_ruminationsseed uniform
seedseed_arilabsent
seedseed_endospermpresent
infofield_charactersmangrove tree with pneumatophores; ovary semi inferior; petals of various forms; and each partially enclosing two stamens