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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 151. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: The genus contains about 15 species, mostly distributed through the tropics, locally represented by two species.

 

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Herbaceous perennials, subshrubs or shrubs. Inflorescence terminal, more or less capitate spikes. Calyx tubular, with five greenish ribs densely studded with large stalked glands, 5-toothed at the top. Corolla gamopetalous; the narrow tube generally exceeding the calyx; limb rotate, 5-lobed. Stamens free; filaments linear, concave-dilated in the lower part. Ovary oblong style distinct from the ovary; styles 5, united throughout their length except for the long stigmas; stigmas filiform, glandular on the inner side.
 

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1 Calyx entirely covered with stalked glands; corolla white to pale blue Plumbago zeylanica
+ Calyx finely pubescent and glandular except at the base; corolla blue Plumbago capensis
 
 
 
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