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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/10/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 4/10/2013)
Genus Fernaldia Woodson
PlaceOfPublication Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 19: 48. 1932.
Description Lianas, lacticiferous. Leaves opposite, non-glandular, pinnately-nerved; petio- late, glandular in the axils. Inflorescences scorpioid, axillary and alternate, sev- eral- to many-flowered. Flowers medium-sized; calyx 5-lobed, the lobes equal to
Habit Lianas
Description subequal, bearing 1 oppositely placed squamella within; corolla infundibuliform, white, without appendages, the tube slightly gibbous to straight, the limb 5-lobed, dextrorsely convolute; stamens 5, included, the anthers connivent and agglu- tinated to the stigma, with an enlarged connective, characterized by a vertical crest; gynoecium 2-carpellate, apocarpous, the ovary superior, the ovules many, the nectaries connate basally, unequally 4-lobed, the style 1, the stigma fusiform- capitate. Fruit apocarpous, of 2 follicles, terete; seeds many, dry, truncate, co- mose apically.
Distribution A genus of about four species in Mexico and Central America.
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