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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/9/2013)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/9/2013)
Genus Apodanthes Poit.
PlaceOfPublication Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., Ser. 1. 3: 422, t.26. 1824.
Note TYPE: A. casea- riae Poit.
Description Minute thalloid parasites on branches of species of Flacourtiaceae. Inflores- cence a solitary flower, the thickened receptacle subtended by several imbricately enclosing bracts, the lowest whorl of 2 scales, the inner whorl of 4 scales. Flower whitish, turning reddish or brownish with age, the calyx segments 4, petaloid, narrowed at the base, inserted near the top of the ovary, deciduous; anthers in 2 series around a capitate central stylar (sterile) column; ovary subinferior, 1-
Habit parasites
Description celled with 4 protruding parietal placentae, the ovules numerous, the style distinct, the stigma capitate, the receptive surface apparently an annulus around the top of the stylar column at the base of the capitate enlargement. Fruit a berry.
Distribution Species variously interpreted as 2 to 7, all in South America with a single species reaching Panama and British Honduras.
 
 
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