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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 6. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: Species 2, distributed in India, Sumatra, Java.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Nyctanthes has been put under Verbenaceae by some authors recently.


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Trees small. Leaves opposite, simple, ovate, acuminate, entire. Flowers in small, sessile, bracteate heads which are arranged in trichotomous cymes. Calyx ovoid-cylindrical, subtruncate. Corolla salver-shaped; lobes 4-8. Anthers 2, subsessile. Ovary 2-celled; style cylindrical, very shortly bifid. Capsule orbicular, compressed parallel to the partition.
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