Shrubs or herbs. Leaves opposite. Inflorescence a large terminal spike with large sometimes coloured bracts. Calyx lobes equal or upper one narrower. Corolla large, showy, white or red, strongly 2-lipped; lobes very unequal. Fertile stamens 2, attached at base of the corolla tube; two staminodes sometimes also present. Fruit a capsule. Seeds 4. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra BallingsSee more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
0.61%4 of 652 accepted Species.
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.