Chroesthes Benoist
  • Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 33: 107. 1927.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Chroesthes Benoist. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000008147. Accessed on: 20 Jan 2020'

General Information

Shrubs, subisophyllous or anisophyllous. Leaves opposite, petiolate; leaf blade margin entire. Inflorescences terminal thyrses; bracts and bracteoles greenish. Calyx unequally 5-lobed; posterior lobe largest, 2 lateral lobes smaller than 2 anterior lobes. Corolla tube basally cylindric and expanded distally into a throat; limb 2-lipped, lower lip 3-lobed, upper lip 2-lobed; lobes quincuncial in bud. Stamens 4, not connate, posterior pair shorter than anterior pair, inserted at base of throat; anthers 2-thecous; thecae parallel, inserted at different heights, dorsally pubescent, base spurred. Ovary with 2 ovules per locule; style basally sparsely pubescent. Capsule stipe absent or barely present; retinacula present. Seeds compressed, brownish pubescent.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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