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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/26/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/26/2012)
Genus CURCULIGO Gaertn.
PlaceOfPublication Fruct. et. Sem. 1:63. t. i6, f. ii. 1788.
Synonym Aurota Raf. Fl. Tellur. 3:61. 1836.
Description Scapose herbs from corm-like rhizomes, scatteringly pilose throughout; leaves narrow, grass-like (in Panama), basal; inflorescence mostly 1-flowered; perianth segments yellowish, 6, equal, barely united at the base but appearing to have a long tube because of the narrow beak of the ovary; stamens 6, the filaments united to the base of the perianth; pistil 3-celled, inferior, provided with a long narrow beak; fruit rather fleshy and indehiscent.
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