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Rindera Pall.

翅果草属

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, erect, pubescent. Stems usually cespitose, branched or simple. Leaf blade entire. Cymes terminal, becoming corymbose or paniculate, ebracteate. Flowers pedicellate. Calyx 5-parted; lobes narrow, reflexed in fruit. Corolla tubular-campanulate; throat appendages lunate to ligulate, rarely wanting, sometimes a second whorl of appendages near middle or base of tube; lobes of limb 5, overlapping, vertical or divaricate, usually lanceolate, ca. as long as tube, rarely shorter. Stamens inserted below throat appendages of corolla tube; filaments filiform; anthers oblong to linear, partly or completely exserted, base hastate, apex obtuse, rarely acute. Ovary 4-parted. Style filiform, exserted, rarely included; stigma capitate. Gynobase fastigiate or subulate. Nutlets 4, orbicular or ovoid; abaxially concave, glabrous, margin with wide flat spreading wings, keeled along center line.

About 25 species: C Asia, Europe; one species in China.


 

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