Bourreria lyciacea Thulin
  • Nordic J. Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Bourreria lyciacea Thulin. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000569983. Accessed on: 30 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Filaments ± 1 mm. long; anthers 1–2 mm. long.

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    Flowers fragrant, solitary or sometimes 2(–3) from one cushion shoot or rarely in 2–3-flowered cymes, pendulous; pedicels 0.35–1.4 cm., lengthening to ± 2.5 cm. in fruit.

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    Leaf-blades elliptic to obovate-elliptic, 0.5–3.3 cm. long, 0.35–1.8 cm. wide, rounded to truncate or emarginate at the apex, cuneate or attenuate at the base, ciliate with curved bristly hairs and often sparsely scabrid above with short tubercle-based hairs, glabrous beneath or with very few hairs; petiole 1.5–5 mm. long, bristly or glabrous.

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    Corolla white or cream, turning pinkish buff or yellow or greenish white; tube 3 mm. long; lobes ovate, 4.5–5 mm. long, 3–3.8 mm. wide.

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    Calyx cupular, the tube 1.5–2(–3) mm. long; lobes 5(–6), triangular, 1.5–3(–4) mm. long, 1.2–1.8 mm. wide, ciliate, tomentose inside.

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    Fruits translucent orange, globose, 6–8 mm. diameter; endocarp bony, sharply and prominently ridged, breaking into 4 single-seeded pyrenes 4.8 × 3.2 × 2.8 mm.

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    Ovary 7 mm. diameter; style ± 4 mm. long, bifid for 1.5–3 mm.; stigmas capitate or ± pileus-shaped.

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    Much-branched shrub 0.4–2.5(–4.5) m. tall, the upper branches often ± scandent; older stems pale grey, striate, with very reduced lateral branchlets bearing flowers and leaves, with very few bristly hairs on the young shoots but otherwise glabrous.

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     Information From

    Boraginaceae
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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