epicalyx


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Synonyms for epicalyx

a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus

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Flowers with clavate buds; epicalyx lacerated greenish; corolla 0.4-1 cm in length, greenish, valvate; stamens-6, 0.6 X 0.1 cm, exserted or not, anthers sub-sessile, locule ellipsoid.
Flowers sessile, buds slender; epicalyx greenish; corolla 6-merous, ca.
Flowers sessile, buds slender; epicalyx greenish; corolla 6-merous, 0.3-0.4 cm in length, greenish, valvate; stamens-6, majors 0.4 X 0.1cm, minors 0.3 X 0.1 cm, included; ovary obovate, 0.2 cm in length; style cylindrical, 0.3-0.4 cm in length.
Flowers sessile, buds clavate; epicalyx greenish; corolla 6-merous, 0.3-0.4 cm in length, greenish, valvate; stamens-6, majors 0.4 X 0.1cm, minors 0.3 X 0.1 cm, included; ovary obovate, 0.2 cm in length; style cylindrical, 0.3-0.4 cm in length, presenting filiform staminodes of compressed thecae.
Flowers pedicellate, buds clavate; epicalyx greenish; corolla 6-merous, 0.3-0.4 cm in length, greenish, valvate; stamens 6, majors 0.4 X 0.1 cm, minors 0.3 X 0.1 cm, included; ovary ovoid, 0.3 cm in length; style cylindrical, 0.3-0.4 cm in length, rudimentary pistil in male flowers.