Neurotheca

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Neurotheca

<<<Flowers>Calyx>Calyx lobes>Lobe number

41
1. 003-003-003-001

<<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers>Shape

ellipsoid2
2. 003-005-002-001

<<<Flowers>Style>Stigma>Lobe number

2-lobed3
3. 003-007-001-001

<<Flowers>Calyx>Calyx lobes

calyx lobes , valvate, with transverse secondary veins;4
4. 003-003-003

<<Flowers>Calyx>Rib number

8-ribbed5
5. 003-003-002

<<Flowers>Calyx>Texture

coriaceous6
6. 003-003-001

<<Flowers>Corolla>Lobe number

4-lobed7
7. 003-004-002

<<Flowers>Corolla>Shape

funnel-shaped8
8. 003-004-001

<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers

anthers ;9
9. 003-005-002

<<Flowers>Stamens>Stamen number

410
10. 003-005-001

<<Flowers>Style>Stigma

stigma .11
11. 003-007-001

<<Fruits>Valves>Shape

flat12
12. 004-001-002

<<Fruits>Valves>Valve number

213
13. 004-001-001

<Flowers>Calyx

calyx tube , rigid, ,14
14. 003-003

<Flowers>Corolla

corolla , ;15
15. 003-004

<Flowers>Merosity

4-merous16
16. 003-002

<Flowers>Pollen

pollen in monads;17
17. 003-006

<Flowers>Position

axillary18
18. 003-001

<Flowers>Stamens

stamens , sometimes slightly didynamous,19
19. 003-005

<Flowers>Style

style with tendency to heterostyly,20
20. 003-007

<Fruits>Seeds

seeds reticulate.21
21. 004-002

<Fruits>Valves

with valves, which open widely22
22. 004-001

Description

Herbs, mostly branched. Leaves sessile. Flowers axillary, solitary, 4-merous; calyx tube coriaceous, rigid, 8-ribbed, calyx lobes 4, valvate, with transverse secondary veins; corolla funnel-shaped, 4-lobed; stamens 4, sometimes slightly didynamous, anthers ellipsoid; pollen in monads; style with tendency to heterostyly, stigma 2-lobed. Fruit a capsule, not longer than calyx tube, with 2flat valves, which open widely; seeds reticulate.

Distribution

America present, tropical Africa present present
A genus with 3 species, of which 2 occur in tropical Africa only and 1 in tropical Africa and America.

Flowers

Flowers , solitary, ;23
23. 003

Fruits

Fruit a capsule, not longer than calyx tube, ;24
24. 004

Habit

Herbs, mostly branched.25
25. 001

Leaves

Leaves sessile.26
26. 002