Wrightia R. Br.
  • Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 1: 73. 1811.


This taxon is accepted by Apocynaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Trees or shrubs with latex. Leaves opposite, petiolate; glands axillary. Cymes terminal or subterminal, dichasial, few to many flowered. Sepals quincuncial, with 5-10, basal, scalelike glands inside. Corolla salverform, funnelform, subrotate, or rotate, tube cylindric to campanulate; lobes overlapping to left; corona ligulate, fringed, or cup-shaped, entire or subentire at apex, shallowly or deeply divided, sometimes absent. Stamens inserted at middle, apex, or rarely base of corolla tube; anthers sagittate, connivent and adherent to pistil head, exserted, spurred at base; disc absent. Ovaries 2, distinct or connate; ovules numerous in each locule. Style filiform; pistil head ovoid, usually dilated at base. Follicles 2, connate or divaricate. Seeds narrowly fusiform, with an apical coma directed toward fruit base, beakless.

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    • Morphology

      Seeds numerous, narrowly fusiform, not rostrate, with an apical coma directed towards the base of the fruit.

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      Disk none.

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      Fruit composed of two follicles; follicles connate at the extreme base and sometimes also at the apex (not in F.Z. area), terete to laterally compressed, dehiscent throughout by an adaxial slit.

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      Shrubs or trees, occasionally climbers (not in F.Z. area).

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      Inflorescence terminal, aggregated, dichasial or monochasial, few- to many-flowered.

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      Leaves opposite, with colleters in the axils, petiolate; lamina eglandular.

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      Sepals almost free, imbricate, with 1–2 alternate colleters.

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      Flowers actinomorphic except for the subequal sepals.

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      Stamens exserted or included (not in F.Z. area); anthers narrowly triangular, partly fertile, introrse.

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      Corolla subrotate to subinfundibuliform, occasionally infundibuliform or hypocrateriform; tube cylindrical to campanulate, constricted at or near the mouth or not; lobes overlapping to the left; corona variously shaped, only absent in the Asian W. religiosa.

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      Ovary composed of 2 basally free or slightly connate carpels, united at the apex by the style; style often split at the base and widened at the apex; clavuncula coherent with the anthers, subcapitate or subcylindrical, with a basal collar; stigma bi-apiculate, minute.

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      Leaves opposite, with colleters in the axils

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      Inflorescence terminal, dichasial or monochasial, few to many-flowered

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      Shrubs or trees, occasionally climbers (not in our area); white latex present

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      Ovary of 2 carpels, free or slightly connate at the base, united at the apex by the style; pistil head coherent with the anthers, subcapitate or subcylindrical, provided with a basal collar, stigmoid apex minutely bifid

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      Fruit of two follicles, completely connate (not in our area) or only at the extreme base and sometimes at the apex, dehiscent throughout by an adaxial slit

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      Seeds numerous, narrowly fusiform, not beaked, with an apical coma directed towards the base of the fruit; testa thin, smooth; endosperm absent.

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      Sepals almost free, imbricate, with 1–2 alternate colleters within

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      Corolla subrotate to infundibuliform; tube cylindrical to campanulate; lobes overlapping to the left; corona variously shaped

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      Stamens exserted or included (not in Africa); anthers narrow, partly fertile, introrse

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       Information From

      Apocynaceae
      World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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      Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
      http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
      '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.
      • B Missouri Botanical Garden
      Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
      https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
      http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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      Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
      https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
      http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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      World Flora Online consortium
      http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
      • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).