Calceolaria L.
  • Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 31: 286. 1770. (Oct-Dec 1770)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Calceolaria L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000005987. Accessed on: 03 Aug 2020'

General Information

Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs. Leaves simple, opposite (ternate in some Peruvian species), petiolate or sessile. Inflorescence terminal or axillary, usually consisting of pairs of cymes, sometimes reduced to axillary pairs of pedicels. Flowers with the calyx 4-parted, the sepals valvate, the corolla bilabiate, yellow or reddish (Peru and Chile); upper lip usually smaller than the lower lip, hooded; lower lip saccate, inflated, globose; stamens 2, the filaments short, the anther cells deflexed or divaricate; ovary 2-loculed; the style short, often recurved, the stigma simple. Capsule dry; seeds minute, numerous.

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

    herbs or shrubs

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

    Calceolaria includes about 300 species and is one of the largest genera of the Andes, ranging from Mexico to Cape Horn.

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    Included Species

     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).