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Perennial herbs or subshrubs. Leaves subsessile; stipule a sheath bearing 3-15 fimbriae. Flowers often heterostylous, borne in cymes or corymbs or subspherical heads. Calyx with 4 ovate-triangular lobes. Corolla tubular, 4-lobed, often with additional filament-like lobes between. Ovary 2(-3)-locular; ovules numerous in each loculus. Fruit a subspherical capsule, with a conical beak which opens both loculicidally and septicidally.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Agathisanthemum Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1363
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Agathisanthemum

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Agathisanthemum is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It was described by Johann Friedrich Klotzsch in 1861. It is found in tropical and southern Africa, on the Comoros and in Madagascar.

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Agathisanthemum: Brief Summary

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Agathisanthemum is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It was described by Johann Friedrich Klotzsch in 1861. It is found in tropical and southern Africa, on the Comoros and in Madagascar.

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