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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 1/10/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 1/10/2013)
Genus NEPSERA Naud.
PlaceOfPublication Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. III. 13:28. 1850.
Description Flowers 4-merous. Hypanthium campanulate to subglobose. Sepals triangular- ovate or triangular-lanceolate, about equaling the hypanthium, acuminate. Petals ovate to ovate-lanceolate, acute and apiculate. Stamens isomorphic, differing slightly in size; anthers erect, linear or linear-subulate; connective prolonged briefly below the thecae, somewhat expanded at the insertion of the filament, and bearing 2 erect slender anterior appendages. Ovary free, sub-globose, glabrous, 3-celled; style straight, slender; stigma punctiform. Capsule 3-valved, closely invested by the hypanthium; seeds stoutly semiovoid, cochleate, finely tuberculate. Slender, freely branched, erect herbs, with very numerous, small, white to pink flowers in a large, diffusely branched, terminal panicle.
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