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Published In: Illustrations of the Botany ... of the Himalayan Mountains ... 1: 403, pl. 95, f. 3. 1839. (Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/20/2009)
Item State : Description complete
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/20/2009)
Estatus: Nativa
Life Form: Hierba
Tropicos Lookup Reference:
Flora Index Page Info: 6-171
ContributorText: D.R. Hunt
Contributor: D.R. Hunt


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11. Murdannia Royle, nom. cons.

Por D.R. Hunt.

Hierbas anuales o perennes. Inflorescencias de cimas solitarias o agregadas en panículas o verticilos. Flores bisexuales, zigomorfas o casi actinomorfas; sépalos 3, iguales, libres; pétalos 3, subiguales, libres; estambres 3-6, el verticilo externo generalmente fértil, a veces uno como estaminodio o ausente, el verticilo interno como estaminodio o raramente uno o más ausentes; estaminodios hastados o 3-lobados en el ápice; ovario 3-locular. Cápsula desigualmente 3-valvada; semillas con un hilo linear a puntiforme y un embriotegio lateral a dorsal. 40-45 spp. Trópicos del Viejo Mundo, 1 sp. introducida en América tropical.

La única especie es Murdannia nudiflora.

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