Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
© 2010 Moorea Biocode (licence)
Herbs, some erect, others prostrate and mat-forming. Inflorescences mostly terminal, composed of fused pairs of cymes, subtended by paired boat-shaped bracts. Flowers bisexual, radially symmetric. Sepals 3. Petals 3, usually free, sometimes united, blue-violet, mauve, pink or white. Stamens 6, all fertile and ± similar. Ovary 3-locular with (1-)2 ovules in each loculus. Fruit a dehiscent capsule. © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
1.33%1 of 75 accepted Species
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected data sources
This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.The Plant ListGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility