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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/6/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 3/6/2013)
Genus MUELLERA L. f.
PlaceOfPublication Suppl. P1. Syst. Veg. 53. 1781, nom, gen. conserv.
Synonym Coublandia Aubl., Hist. PI. Gui. Fr. 937. 1775.
Description Trees or shrubs. Leaves with several leaflets pinnately disposed; bracts and bracteoles minute, deciduous. Flowers with the hypanthium. campanulate to cyathi- form, truncate, the 5 teeth short; vexillum suborbicular, lacking auricles or callosi- ties; wing petals curved, oblong, adhering to the keel petals, the latter oblong; stamens monadelphous, the odd filament free at the base, the anthers versatile; ovary shortly stipitate, without a glandular disk, the style curved, glabrous, the stigma minute. Fruits somewhat terete, thick, leathery, indehiscent, sometimes glo- bose or moniliform; seeds numerous, numerous, occasionally solitary, ovoid to sub- globose, the hilum lateral, somewhat incurved.
Habit Trees or shrubs
Distribution A genus of about three species; apparently rare in Central America, occasional in the West Indies, and apparently well represented in northern South America; only one species is known from Panama.
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