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Published In: Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 460. 1810. (Prodr.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView 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 c. 50 species, distributed in paleotropical regions; represented in Pakistan by 2 species.

 

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Herbs or subshrubs, twining, prostrate or rarely erect. Leaves opposite, ovate, oblong or ovate-lanceolate. Flowers in sessile or pedunculate, umbelloid or lax dichasial cyme. Calyx 5-partite, lobes triangular, ovate or lanceolate, acute. Corolla rotate, deeply 5-lobed, lobes ovate, slightly overlapping to the right. Corona single, of 5 erect, fleshy, triangular segments, adnate to the short staminal-column. Anthers small, with membranous appendages. Pollinium solitary in each loculus, ascending or caudicle ascending and pollinium pendulous without a pellucid margin. Stigma disciform, 5-angled. Follicles fusiform, acuminate, smooth. Seeds comose.
 

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1 Corona wholly adnate to the staminal column and without free points. Leaf ovate or ovate lanceolate 1 Tylophora hirsuta
+ Tips of corona scale free. Leaf linear lanceolate 2 Tylophora tenerrima
 
 
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