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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/28/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/28/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Fl. Austral. pil. ii. 1827.
Synonym Eveltria Raf. Fl. Tellur. 4:30. 1836.
Description Rhizomatous herbs with the habit of an Iris or a gigantic Sisyrinchium; leaves chiefly basal, but more sparse and also reduced up- ward on the extensively branched flowering stem, dis tic ho us, equitant; inflorescence loosely paniculate, bearing several or many rather handsome, virtually sessile, blue flow- ers of moderate size; perianth tube very short, the lobes subequal, spreading; stamens inserted at the base of the perianth; fila- ments free or connate at the very base; an- thers linear, erect; ovary clavate, 3-celled; style very short; stigma branches subulate; fruit a loculicidally 3-valved capsule.
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