Amsonia Walter
  • Fl. Carol. 11, 98. 1788. (Apr-Jun 1788)

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General Information

Herbs annual or perennial, erect, with latex, without stolons. Leaves alternate, membranous. Cymes thyrsoid or corymbose, terminal. Flowers blue or bluish. Sepals narrowly acuminate, usually without glands. Corolla blue or bluish, salverform; tube cylindric, dilated above middle, villous inside; lobes overlapping to left. Stamens inserted inside dilated portion of corolla tube; anthers ovate or oblong, free from pistil head, base rounded. Carpels united by a filiform style; ovules numerous, biseriate on each placenta. Pistil head with a basal membranous appendage. Follicles 2, cylindric-fusiform, erect. Seeds cylindric, end obliquely truncate; coma absent.

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    "Cal deeply 5-parted; cor salverform, villous in the throat, its lobes lanceolate; anthers separate; ovaries 2, without nectaries; ovules many; follicles elongate, linear, cylindric or somewhat moniliform; seeds naked; erect perennial herbs with alternate or irregularly scattered lvs and terminal cymes of small but handsome blue fls. 25, N. Amer. and Japan."

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