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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/28/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/28/2012)
Genus CIPURA Aubl.
PlaceOfPublication Hist. P1. Guian. 1:38. P1. I3. 1775
Reference Standl. Fl. Pan. Canal Zone, 116. 1928.
Synonym Marica Schreb. Gen. P1. 1:37. 1789, non Ker. Bauxia Neck. Elem. 3:160. 1790.
Description Small or mediocre herbs from a tunicated corm; leaves basal, distichous, nar- rowly ensiform; flowering scape terminated by a leaf-like spathe, the short flower- ing peduncle appearing lateral, bearing 2-4 rather pretty, very evanescent light blue or white flowers; perianth tube obsolete, the outer lobes obovate-cuneate, reflexed, the inner much shorter, persistently connivent; style filiform, the branches oblong, dilated and somewhat petaloid; capsule oblong-turbinate, 3- valved.
Habit herbs
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