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2. Berneuxia Decaisne, Bull. Soc. Bot. France. 20: 159. 1873.

岩匙属 yan chi shu

Perennial herbs, decumbent. Rhizomes woody, elongated, slightly curved, with scales. Leaves basal, spirally arranged, petiolate. Inflorescence a capitate raceme; peduncle nearly equaling leaves in length, elongating in fruit. Flowers pedicellate; bract 1 at base of pedicel; bracteoles 2 at middle of pedicel. Sepals persistent. Corolla caducous. Stamens inserted at corolla base; filaments pubescent at base; anthers 2-locular; staminodes short, ligulate, densely pubescent. Ovary and capsule 3-locular. Style glabrous; stigma disciform.

One species: China.

Lower Taxon


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