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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 7/29/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 7/29/2013)
Genus Hygrophila R. Br.
PlaceOfPublication Prodr. 479. 1810.
Note TYPE: H. angustifolia R. Br.
Description Herbs. Inflorescences in axillary fascicles; bracts linear. Flowers with the calyx 5-merous, the segments subequal; corolla tube cylindric, small, the limb 2-tipped; stamens 4 and didynamous, or 1 perfect stamen and a staminode in 2
Habit Herbs
Description pairs, the filaments of each pair united at the base, the anthers 2-celled, some mucronulate; posterior stigma lobe abortive; capsule oblong, nonstipitate; seeds 4-18 or more.
Distribution According to Leonard (1951) this genus is cosmopolitan. There are around 80 species.
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