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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 211. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView 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: S.I. ALI
General/Distribution: A genus with 10 species, distributed in north and tropical Africa, Orient and East Asia; represented in Pakistan by 3 species.


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Erect or twining glabrous shrubs. Leaves (when present). Opposite. Flowers in lax axillary or terminal cymes. Calyx 5-partite, with 5 glands on the inner side. Corolla rotate, lobes 5, usually bearded within. Corona single, a 10-lobed ring arising from the corolla a little above the stamens, often with 5 free awned segments. Stamens 5, filaments short, broad, free, anthers bearded, adjacent but not adnate to the stigma, pollen grains in tetrads. Follicles cylindrical smooth. Seeds comose.

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1 Leaf < 3 mm broad (2)
+ Leaf > 5 mm broad 1 Periploca calophylla
2 (1) Stem erect, stiff, corolla purple 2 Periploca aphylla
+ Stem twining, branches wiry, tortuous. Corolla bright yellow 3 Periploca hydaspidis
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