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Published In: Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London (ed. 2.) 5: 201. 1813. (Hortus Kew. (ed. 2)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Contributor Text: J. RENZ
General/Distribution: A genus of about 25 species in the temperate and cold regions of the northern hemisphere. Throughout the Himalayan mountains. 1 species is found in Pakistan.


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Plants autotrophic with short rhizomes and long slender roots. Two broad, subopposite leaves at about the middle of stem. Inflorescence many-flowered. Flowers rather small, greenish. Sepals and petals subequal, slightly campanulate. Labellum spreading, longer than sepals, spurless, flat, bibbed at apex. Column short; anther dorsal, ± incumbent; pollinia 2, bibbed, mealy, without caudicles; rostellum erect, triangular, sensitive to touch, secreting a drop of mucilage (viscidium); stigma entire. Ovary pedicellate.
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