Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)
Usually foetid, annual herbs, sometimes perennial and shrubby. Calyx tubular, 5-lobed; the tube circumscissile near the base after anthesis, leaving an annular remnant which expands in fruit. Corolla white, violet or purplish: tube long and narrow, flared upwards with short cuspidate or caudate lobes. Fruit a spherical, spiny (rarely spines 0) usually dehiscent capsule. © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
7.69%1 of 13 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