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Published In: Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal 17(33): 157–158. 1834. (Edinburgh New Philos. J.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Comment/Acknowledgements: A genus of about 12 species, found in the sub-arctic and high Asiatic mountains.

 

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Small shrubs; branches crowded, fastigiate. Leaves small, thick, imbricate and appressed to the stem, in 4 rows. Flowers solitary axillary or in small clusters, pentamerous. Corolla campanulate. Stamens 10, included, adherent at base of corolla; anthers opening by apical pores. Ovary 5-locular; style cylindric. Fruit capsular; dehiscence loculicidal. Seeds numerous, minute.
 
 
 
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