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10. Hexastylis shuttleworthii (Britten & Baker f.) Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 1131. 1903.

Asarum shuttleworthii Britten & Baker f., J. Bot. 36: 98. 1898

Rhizomes: internodes short or long, leaves crowded at rhizome apex or scattered along its length. Leaf blade variegate or not, orbiculate to cordate; calyx tube broadly urceolate-campanulate, conspicuously tapered above middle, 15-40 × 15-25 mm, inner surface with well-developed reticulations, lobes spreading or ascending, 6-13 × 10-22 mm, adaxially puberulent; stamen connective extending beyond pollen sacs; ovary superior; ovules 10-14 per locule; styles notched at apex.

Varieties 2 (both in the flora): North America.

1 Internodes of rhizome short, leaves confined to terminal portion of rhizome.   10a var. shuttleworthii
+ Internodes of rhizome long, leaves not confined to terminal portion of rhizome but scattered along its length.   10b var. harperi

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