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Published In: Flora Telluriana 2: 37. 1836[1837]. (Jan-Mar 1837) (Fl. Tellur.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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 small genus with c. half a dozen species, mainly in eastern Asia. 1 species in N. W. Himalaya, extending into Pakistan.


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Plants 20-100 cm tall, with sessile tuberoids. Leaves cauline or crowded near base. Inflorescence with few white flowers, some very large. Perianth segments subequal. Labellum spurred, ± 3-lobed; side-lobes sometimes conspicuously developed and laciniate or entire or insignificant. Column stout and broad, 4-15 mm high. Anther with very broad connective; anther-cells diverging, slender, gradually narrowed into up to 5 mm long canals. Stigmata forming 2 diverging fleshy swellings, fused along their whole length with the margins of the stigmatic cavity. Rostellum flat, rather obscure.
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