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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/9/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 4/9/2013)
Genus Tonduzia Pittier
PlaceOfPublication Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 12: 103. 1908.
Description Shrubs, or small trees, lacticiferous (?). Leaves ternate or quadrate, rarely opposite, non-glandular, pinnately-nerved; petiolate, estipulate, sometimes glan- dular in the axils. Inflorescences thyrsiform, axillary or sub-terminal, many- flowered. Flowers small; calyx 5-lobed, the lobes ? equal, slightly imbricate, without squamellae within; corolla salverform, without appendages, the tube straight, the limb 5-lobed, the lobes sinistrorsely convolute; stamens 5, included, the anthers free and not agglutinated to the stigma, without an enlarged connec- tive; gynoecium 2-carpellate, apocarpous, the ovary superior, the ovules numer-
Habit Shrubs, or small trees
Description ous, the nectary low and annular or absent, the style 1, the stigma capitate above and somewhat umbraculiform below. Fruit apocarpous, of 2 follicles, terete; seeds numerous, compressed, dry, pubescent marginally.
Distribution A genus of three species in Mexico and most of Central America.
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