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Published In: Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China 376. 1818. (Aug 1818) (Narr. Journey China) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Contributor Text: RUBINA AKHTER
General/Distribution: A genus of about 80 species distributed mostly in Himalaya and East Asia. One species from Mexico. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.


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Small or medium sized shrubs. Leaves with short petiole, entire or dentate. Inflorescence an axillary or terminal cyme with 1-many flowers. Calyx tube narrow, angular with 5-linear lobes, persistent. Corolla tubular or campanulate, lobes 5, rounded. Stamens 4, in pairs. Ovary 34ocular, with a single fertile ovule in each loculus. Style filiform, stigma capitate. Fruit achene-like, dry, one-seeded with persistent calyx lobes.
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