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Published In: Exotic Botany 2: 97, pl. 108. 1806. (Exot. Bot.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: SHAHINA A. GHAZANFAR and ROSEMARY M. SMITH
General/Distribution: A genus of 17 species extending from the Himalayas to China. Represented in Pakistan by a single species.

 

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Herb with thick fleshy roots. Leaves lanceolate to oblong. Flowers in terminal spikes; bracts persistent. Calyx tube long, split on one side. Corolla tube as long as or longer than the calyx; anterior segment usually cucullate, sometimes enveloping the petaloid staminodes and stamen. Anther versatile, spurred at the base. Ovary 3-locular, placentaion axile, stigma erect, turbinate or hooked, infundibuliform. Capsule membranous, 3-valved.
 
 
 
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