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Published In: Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 1: 42. 1810. ((preprint)) (Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc.) 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)
Contributor Text: S.I. ALI
General/Distribution: A genus with 1-2 species, distributed in Pakistan, India, Ceylon, Burma, Malaya and China; represented in Pakistan by 1 species.


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Twining subshrub, branches glabrous. Leaves opposite, cordate Flowers in lax few-flowered lateral pedunculate cymes. Calyx 5-partite, not glandular in-side. Corolla rotate, lobes imbricate to the right, glabrous. Corona represented by a fleshy ring at the base of the gynostegium. Gynostegium arising from the base of the corolla. Filaments connate, anther-wings large decurrent to the base of the gynostegium: Pollinium 1 in each cell, pendent, waxy, without pellucid margins. Follicles cylindrical, slightly tapering.
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