Leptostachya Nees
  • Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 76, 105. 1832. (15 Aug 1832)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Leptostachya Nees. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000021356. Accessed on: 20 Jan 2020'

General Information

Herbs, perennial with cystoliths. Leaves petiolate. Inflorescences a panicle of spikes, usually reduced to a single terminal spike; bracts mostly shorter than calyx; bracteoles linear, minute. Calyx deeply 5-lobed, lobes similar (or posterior lobe shorter). Corolla tube cylindric, short; limb 2-lipped; lower lip 3-lobed; upper lip emarginate and galeate, lacking a stylar furrow; lobes ascending cochlear in bud. Stamens 2; anthers 2-thecous; thecae equally to subequally inserted, parallel, muticous at base; staminodes 0. Pollen 3-5-aperturate. Ovary with 2 ovules per locule. Capsule clavate with a solid sterile stalk at base, 4-seeded; retinacula present, not rising from base. Seeds lenticular.

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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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