Calceolaria perfoliata L.f.
  • Suppl. Pl.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Calceolaria perfoliata L.f. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000579824. Accessed on: 05 Dec 2020'

General Information

Scandent herb 1-4 m long; stems usually purplish, pilose, with long internodes. Leaves joined by the connate petioles; leaf-blades sagittate or narrowly triangular, 6-11 cm long, 3.5-7 cm broad, acute or somewhat acuminate, basally truncate or slightly cordate, the margin irregularly doubly dentate or serrate, above green, pilose, beneath pale green or grayish green, reticulate venose, the nerves villous with whitish hairs, the lamina glabrous or pilose; petiole 2-5 cm long, winged, the margin entire or denticulate, at the connate base 2-4 cm broad, distally 0.5-1.5 cm broad. Inflorescence of 2-4 pairs of 10-20-flowered axillary cymes; peduncles 6-15 cm long; pedicels 1.5-4.5 cm long, villous with spreading whitish hairs; bracts oblique ovate, sessile, acuminate, dimidiate, irregularly dentate, 3-7 cm long, 2-4 cm broad, subordinate bracts lacking. Flowers with the sepals 9-12 mm long, 6-8 mm broad, somewhat enlarged during ripening of the capsule, yellowish, ovate, caudate acuminate, puberulent on both the surfaces, ciliate; corolla sulphur yellow, the upper lip paler, externally slightly pilose, the upper lip globose, arched over the anthers, 4-6 mm long, 6-9 mm broad, the lower lip inflated, projecting, finally pendent, 15-20 mm long, 8-15 mm broad, saccate to about 1/2 of its length; anthers dark brown, horseshoe shaped, the cells decurved laterally, each 2-3 mm long; filament glabrous, 1-2 mm; ovary covered with a villous tomentum; style almost straight, 5-7 mm long. Capsule 6-7 mm long, ovoid conic, puberulent.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
    • ]. 

    Habit

    herb

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    ranging from Central America to Bolivia.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Calceolariaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • E Botanic Gardens Conservation International