Learn about the comparison between Malvaceae and Tiliaceae.
Comparison # Malvaceae:
1. Malvaceae are herbs, shrubs or trees.
2. Leaves of Malvaceae is simple.
3. Inflorescence are solitary, axillary or terminal.
4. Flowers are hermaphrodite with epicalyx.
5. Malvaceae consists of five sepals, gamosepalous.
6. Malvaceae consists of five petals; polypetalous, twisted.
7. Malvaceae have ondefinite stamens, monadelphous, epipetalous, anthers one-celled, (monothecous), anthers extrose forming staminal tube.
8. One to indefinite number of carpels, usually 5, to indefinite loculed.
9. Fruit are capsule or schizocarpic carcerulus.
10. Endosperm is scanty.
11. Floral formula;
Comparison # Tiliaceae:
1. Tiliaceae are trees or shrubs, rarely herbs.
2. Leaves of Tiliaceae are simple, entire or dentate margin.
3. Inflorescence are cymose.
4. Flowers are hermaphrodite or unisexual; epicalyx absent.
5. Sepals-4 or 5; poly or gamosepalous.
6. Pelals-5 or less or absent; imbricate.
7. Stamens-Indefinite, free or united at the base, anthers bi-celled (dithecous), anthers introse.
8. Carpels-2 to 5, 3 to 5 chambered.
9. Fruit-Capsule or berry like usually schizocarpic, splitting.
10. Endosperm fleshly.
11. Floral formula