AniseiaHerbaceous vines, twining, producing watery latex. Leaves alternate; blades simple; stipules absent. Flowers 5-merous, bisexual, actinomorphic, solitary or in axillary dichasia; bracts 2, on the distal portion of the peduncle. Calyx of unequal sepals, the 2 outer ones much broader, concealing the inner ones; corolla white, infundibuliform, the limb 5-dentate or entire, with 5 lines of pubescence outside; stamens 5, shorter than the corolla, the filaments adnate to the corolla; ovary superior, glabrous, bilocular, each locule with two ovules, the style solitary, the stigma bilobed. Fruit a globose capsule that opens along 4 valves, covered by the accrescent sepals; seeds 4 per fruit. A genus of neotropical origin, of 5 species, of which one has been introduced into the Old World tropics.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
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|Specimen Records:||7||Public Records:||3|
|Specimens with Sequences:||7||Public Species:||3|
|Specimens with Barcodes:||7||Public BINs:||0|
|Species With Barcodes:||3|
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