Home Flora of Pakistan
Home
Name Search
Families
Genera
Species
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
!Asystasia Blume Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in Index Nominum Genericorum (ING)Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië 14: 796. 1826. (Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: KAMAL AKHTAR MALIK & ABDUL GHAFOOR
General/Distribution: A genus of c. 40 species, distributed in the palaeotropics (Africa, Asia). Represented in Pakistan by the following cultivated species:

 

Export To PDF Export To Word
Erect or ± scandent herbs or undershrubs. Leaves petiolate, simple, thin, with numerous cystoliths on the upper surface, entire to crenulate, acute to acuminate. Flowers shortly pedicellate, of various colours, in loose or compact, simple or compound racemes or spikes; bracts lanceolate, not 4-ranked, acute; bracteoles linear, shorter than calyx. Calyx deeply 5-lobed, lobes equal, linear-lanceolate, hairy, acute or acuminate. Corolla infundibuliform, tube narrow or ventricose, limb subequally 5-lobed, lobes ± orbicular, obtuse, imbricate, patent. Stamens 4, all fertile, didynamous, included; anthers dithecous, oblong, unequal, each lobe muticous or basally minutely beaked. Ovary oblong-cylindrical, hairy, bilocular, each locule 2-ovuled; style basally hairy, stigma minutely 2-fid, or ± capitate. Capsule stipitate, elliptic-oblong, flattened, pubescent, 2-4-seeded. Seeds ± orbicular or angled, compressed, glabrous, on hooked funicles.
 
 
© 2014 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110