Megaskepasma

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Megaskepasma

<<<Flowers>Corolla>Lower lip>Lobe number

3-lobed1
1. 003-004-003-001

<<<Flowers>Corolla>Upper lip>Lobe number

2-lobed2
2. 003-004-002-001

<<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers>Theca number

2-thecous3
3. 003-005-002-001

<<Capsules>Seeds>Seed number

4-seeded4
4. 004-002-001

<<Flowers>Bracts and bracteoles>Colour

colored5
5. 003-002-001

<<Flowers>Calyx lobes>Lobe number

56
6. 003-003-001

<<Flowers>Corolla>Lower lip

lower lip ;7
7. 003-004-003

<<Flowers>Corolla>Shape

narrowly hypocrateriform8
8. 003-004-001

<<Flowers>Corolla>Upper lip

upper lip minutely ,9
9. 003-004-002

<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers

anthers ;10
10. 003-005-002

<<Flowers>Stamens>Stamen number

211
11. 003-005-001

<<Flowers>Stigma>Shape

subcapitate12
12. 003-006-001

<Capsules>Seeds

.13
13. 004-002

<Capsules>Shape

clavate14
14. 004-001

<Flowers>Bracts and bracteoles

bracts and bracteoles large, conspicuous, ;15
15. 003-002

<Flowers>Calyx lobes

calyx lobes , equal;16
16. 003-003

<Flowers>Corolla

corolla ,17
17. 003-004

<Flowers>Position

terminal18
18. 003-001

<Flowers>Stamens

stamens ,19
19. 003-005

<Flowers>Stigma

stigma .20
20. 003-006

<Leaves>Shape

oblong, abruptly acuminate with a blunt tip, cuneate at base21
21. 002-001

Capsules

Capsule ;22
22. 004

Description

Suffruticose. Leaves large, oblong, abruptly acuminate with a blunt tip, cuneate at base, petioled. Flowers in a terminal spike; bracts and bracteoles large, conspicuous, colored; calyx lobes 5, equal; corolla narrowly hypocrateriform, upper lip minutely 2-lobed, lower lip 3-lobed; stamens 2, anthers 2-thecous; stigma subcapitate. Capsule clavate; 4-seeded.

Distribution

Southern America: Colombia (Colombia present); Venezuela (Venezuela present)
Monotypic genus of Colombia and Venezuela.

Flowers

Flowers in a spike;23
23. 003

Habit

Suffruticose.24
24. 001

Leaves

Leaves large, , petioled.25
25. 002