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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/31/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/31/2012)
Synonym DICHORISANDRA Mikan, Del. Fl. & Faun. Bras. pl. 3. 1820. Nomen conservandum. Stickmannia Neck. Elem. 3:171. 1791. Nomen rejiciendum. Petaloxis Raf. Fl. Tellur. 2:83. 1836 [1837].
Description Large or moderate-sized perennial herbs; stem erect or ascending, occasionally weak and clambering. Inflorescence terminal, paniculate, the branches consisting of few- or several-flowered simple scorpioid cymes. Sepals 3, free. Petals 3, free, essentially equal. Stamens 6, rarely 5, all fertile; filaments short, free, naked; anthers ovoid-fusiform, with a narrow inconspicuous connective, dehiscing by apical pores. Ovary 3-celled. Capsule with 3-5 arillate seeds.
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