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Pakistan | Family List | Bignoniaceae

Stereospermum Chain. in Linnaea. 720. 1832. C.B.Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:382. 1884; Brandis, For. Fl. NW. & C. India, 351. 1874; T.Cooke, Fl. Bomb. Pres. 2:331. 1905; Talbot, For. Fl. Bomb. Pres. & Sind, 2:312. 1911.

Deciduous trees. Leaves opposite, imparipinnate or bipinnate. Flowers paniculate, few, purplish-yellow, dull purple to lilac. Calyx truncate or 2-5-lobed, lobes sometimes unequal. Corolla 5-lobed; lobes subequal, obtuse. Functional stamens 4,attached near the base of corolla. Disk present. Capsule elongated, dehiscing loculicidally by 2 valves; septum pitted. Seeds winged.

24 species in tropical Asia and Africa. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

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