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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/31/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/31/2013)
Genus Aniseia Choisy
PlaceOfPublication Mem. Soc. Phys. Geneve 6: 481. 1833.
Description Herbaceous vines. Leaves linear to ovate or elliptic, often mucronate, entire. Flowers axillary, solitary or in few-flowered dichasia; sepals 5, herbaceous, un- equal, the 3 outer sepals larger, often decurrent on the pedicel; corolla white, broadly funnelform, the limb 5-dentate or sub-entire with 5 pubescent interplicae; stamens and style included, the pollen pantocolpate; ovary glabrous, 2-locular, the locules bi-ovulate; the disc small or absent; style 1, slender, the stigma bi- globose. Fruits capsular, globose, 2-celled, 4-valvate; seeds 4, glabrous.
Habit vines
Note The genus contains about 5 American species, one of which extends into the Old World tropics. There is only one species in Panama.
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