Afrotysonia Rauschert


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Afrotysonia Rauschert. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000000872. Accessed on: 30 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Ovary indistinctly 4-lobed; style filiform, ± equalling the stamens; stigma small, capitate

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    Nutlets 1–4, all equal or one much exceeding the others, either wingless and densely glochidiate or with a broad cartilaginous ± undulate wing but lacking glochids.

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    Filaments inserted in middle of corolla-tube, ± exserted; anthers almost medifixed, versatile

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    Nectary scales ±10 at base of corolla-tube, each with 2 divergent horns

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    Corolla white, sometimes tinged mauve or yellowish, campanulate or subrotate; lobes ovate, obtuse

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    Throat-bosses exserted, trapeziform, oblong-triangular or semilunar, usually emarginate

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    Calyx divided nearly to the base into 5 equal lanceolate persistent but scarcely accrescent lobes

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    Flowers in large ± lax branched panicles with reduced bracts or lower leaf-like, the individual cymes 8–15-flowered, simple or branched, pedunculate; pedicels elongating considerably in fruit

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    Basal leaves broadly ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, long-petiolate; cauline leaves elliptic to narrowly lanceolate the lower long-petiolate, the upper sessile

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    Perennial herbs with single unbranched stems clothed with petiole remnants; rootstocks horizontal or subvertical

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      Bibliography

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    Boraginaceae
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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