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Peristylus Blume

Habit: terrestrial herbs

Tuber: present, globose or ellipsoid, not lobed, its neck with roots

Stem: glabrous, hairy, sheathing below middle, with leaves

Leaf: position: basal, rosette or cauline, tufted

Inflorescence: type: raceme, spikelike

Inflorescence: position: terminal or subterminal

Flower: other characteristics: resupinate

Sepal: free or similar, dorsal sepal connivent with petals forming a hood, lateral sepals spreading or oblique or reflexed or connivent

Labellum: with sac or spur or auricles at base, 3-lobed, not lobed

Anther: 2-loculed

Stigma: linear or globose or subclavate, 2

Rostellum: with 2 arms

Pollinia: number: 2

Staminode: 2

Pollinia: other characteristics: granular-farinaceous, with caudicle or viscidium


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