Curtia

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Curtia

<<<Flowers>Calyx>Lobes>Shape

winged1
1. 004-002-002-001

<<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers>Shape

ellipsoid or oblongoid2
2. 004-004-003-001

<<Flowers>Calyx>Lobe number

(4-)5-lobed3
3. 004-002-001

<<Flowers>Calyx>Lobes

lobes imbricate, often weakly , inside at base some very small glands;4
4. 004-002-002

<<Flowers>Corolla>Lobe number

(4-)5-lobed5
5. 004-003-002

<<Flowers>Corolla>Shape

tubular or salver-shaped6
6. 004-003-001

<<Flowers>Stamens>Anthers

anthers sagittate, , dorsifixed or sometimes basifixed,7
7. 004-004-003

<<Flowers>Stamens>Connective

connective sometimes broadened;8
8. 004-004-004

<<Flowers>Stamens>Filaments

filaments short,9
9. 004-004-002

<<Flowers>Stamens>Stamen number

(4-)510
10. 004-004-001

<<Flowers>Stigma>Lobe number

2-lobed11
11. 004-006-002

<<Flowers>Stigma>Shape

capitate12
12. 004-006-001

<<Fruits>Seeds>Shape

globose to irregular angular13
13. 005-002-001

<Flowers>Calyx

calyx deeply ,14
14. 004-002

<Flowers>Corolla

corolla , regularly ;15
15. 004-003

<Flowers>Merosity

(4-)5-merous16
16. 004-001

<Flowers>Pollen

pollen in monads;17
17. 004-005

<Flowers>Stamens

stamens , inserted on various levels in corolla tube,18
18. 004-004

<Flowers>Stigma

stigma or .19
19. 004-006

<Fruits>Seeds

seeds .20
20. 005-002

<Fruits>Shape

ovoid-ellipsoid21
21. 005-001

<Inflorescences>Position

axillary and/or terminal22
22. 003-001

<Leaves>Vein number

1-5-veined23
23. 002-001

Description

Herbs or small shrubs, sometimes branched. Leaves opposite or verticillate, sessile or subsessile, 1-5-veined. Inflorescences axillary and/or terminal, dichasial panicles. Flowers (4-)5-merous, sometimes heterostylous; calyx deeply (4-)5-lobed, lobes imbricate, often weakly winged, inside at base some very small glands; corolla tubular or salver-shaped, regularly (4-)5-lobed; stamens (4-)5, inserted on various levels in corolla tube, filaments short, anthers sagittate, ellipsoid or oblongoid, dorsifixed or sometimes basifixed, connective sometimes broadened; pollen in monads; stigma capitate or 2-lobed. Fruit a capsule with persistent calyx, ovoid-ellipsoid; seeds globose to irregular angular.

Distribution

Guianas present, S America present
A genus with 8 species in S America; 3 species in the Guianas.

Flowers

Flowers , sometimes heterostylous;24
24. 004

Fruits

Fruit a capsule with persistent calyx, ;25
25. 005

Habit

Herbs or small shrubs, sometimes branched.26
26. 001

Inflorescences

Inflorescences , dichasial panicles.27
27. 003

Leaves

Leaves opposite or verticillate, sessile or subsessile, .28
28. 002