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Overview

Distribution

Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Argyreia Lour.:
Belize (Mesoamerica)
India (Asia)
Madagascar (Africa & Madagascar)
Panama (Mesoamerica)
United States (North America)

Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Argyreia

Twining lianas. Leaves alternate, petiolate; blades simple; stipules absent. Inflorescences of simple dichasial cymes. Flowers 5-merous, bisexual, with actinomorphic symmetry. Calyx of 5 sepals, variable in shape and size, usually pubescent and accrescent in fruit; corolla purple, pink, or white, infundibuliform, campanulate, or tubular, the limb almost entire to deeply 5-lobed; stamens 5, inserted or exserted; ovary superior, glabrous or pubescent, 2-4-locular, the style solitary, inserted or exserted, the stigma biglobose. Fruits indehiscent, ellipsoid to globose, fleshy, red, orange, or yellowish; seeds 4 or fewer per fruit. A genus of 90 species native to continental tropical Asia, Malaysia, and northern Australia; the following species is cultivated in the New World.

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:14Public Records:4
Specimens with Sequences:8Public Species:3
Specimens with Barcodes:8Public BINs:0
Species:3         
Species With Barcodes:3         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Argyreia

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