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Annual or perennial herbs, not twining. Leaves simple, entire, usually ± sessile. Inflorescences of axillary, 1-few-flowered cymes. Sepals subequal. Corolla broadly funnel-shaped. Stamens 5. Ovary ovoid or spherical, 1-2-locular. Styles 2, quite or almost separate, each style forked for about half its length. Capsule 2-4-valved. Seeds 4 or fewer, glabrous.
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Specimen Records: 34
Specimens with Sequences: 36
Specimens with Barcodes: 30
Species: 7
Species With Barcodes: 7
Public Records: 13
Public Species: 5
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Evolvulus

Evolvulus is a genus of flowering plants in the Convolvulaceae, the morning glory family. They are known generally as dwarf morning glories.[1] Most all are native to the Americas. There are about 100 species.[2]

Description[edit]

These plants are annual and perennial herbs and shrubs. They have non-twining stems. The leaves have smooth edges. Flowers are borne singly or in small clusters, or sometimes in spikes. The corolla is round and flat or bell-shaped. The fruit is a capsule containing 1 to 4 seeds.[2]

Nomenclature[edit]

The genus name Evolvulus comes from the Latin word meaning "to unroll", inspired by its non-vining form.[3]

Taxonomy[edit]

Species include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evolvulus. USDA PLANTS.
  2. ^ a b Evolvulus. Flora of China.
  3. ^ Evolvulus glomeratus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed 10 October 2012.
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