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Description

Woody shrubs, often spiny and climbing. Leaves alternate. Flowers small, inconspicuous, enclosed by (usually 3) large showy purple, red, orange or white bracts, the pedicels adnate to the midvein of the bracts. Perianth: lower part usually green; upper part 5-6-lobed, rose or yellow. Stamens 5-10. Fruit 5-ribbed.
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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Bougainvillea

Scandent or less frequently erect shrubs or small trees, usually with axillary spines. Leaves alternate or subopposite, simple; petioles slender; stipules absent. Flowers bisexual, in axillary dichasial cymes, with 3 flowers, each of which is subtended by 1 brilliantly colored foliaceous bract. Perianth tubular, consisting only of the calyx, with small imbricate lobes; stamens 5-8(10), included; ovary superior, stipitate, fusiform, the stigma unilateral. Fruit a fusiform anthocarp with 5 longitudinal ribs, not glandular. A genus of about 18 species, native to South America, cultivated throughout the tropics and subtropics.

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Bougainvillea cf. glabra (BGM)

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bougainvillea cf. glabra (BGM)

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 28
Specimens with Sequences: 33
Specimens with Barcodes: 25
Species: 8
Species With Barcodes: 5
Public Records: 11
Public Species: 5
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Barcode data

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Wikipedia

Bougainvillea × buttiana

Bougainvillea × buttiana Holttum & Standl. is an artificial hybrid of Bougainvillea glabra and Bougainvillea peruviana.[1]

Flower surrounded by bracts of Bougainvillea × buttiana

Description[edit]

Bougainvillea × buttiana is an evergreen, climbing vine, with thorny stems and tiny trumpet shaped white flowers, usually appearing in clusters surrounded by three showy bright magenta-rose papery bracts. The leaves are ovate and dark green.

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