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Published In: Spec. Inaug. Corallorrhiza 5. 1760. (Spec. Inaug. Corallorrhiza) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: J. RENZ
General/Distribution: A genus with approximately a dozen species scattered in tropical and temperate regions of the world. 1 species in Pakistan.


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Saprophytic yellowish plants with coral-like rhizome, without pseudobulbs and leaves. Scape with brown sheaths and terminal, rather lax, few to many-flow¬ered raceme. Flowers first erect-spreading, nodding after anthesis. Sepals and petals subequal in length. Labellum shorter than sepals, curving downwards, entire or 3-lobed, spurless. Column slender, erect, without foot; anther terminal, incumbent; pollinia 4, waxy, cohering by viscid material, without caudicles; viscid gland and rostellum inconspicuous; stigma entire. Ovary with short twisted pedicel; seed-capsules pendent.
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