Artanema D.Don

First published in R.Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 3: t. 234 (1829), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Old World to E. Australia.

Descriptions

Scrophulariaceae, S.A. Ghazanfar, F.N. Hepper & D. Philcox. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

Morphology General Habit
Erect herbs with 4-angled stems
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, entire or serrate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences terminal; flowers large, erect
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, segments imbricate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla broadly tubular, 5-lobed above; upper lip broad, emarginate; lower lip 3-fid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, didynamous; posterior pair included, filaments short, filiform; anterior pair inserted below the corolla throat, filaments long, arched, with a broad appendage at the base of each, connivent at the apex under the upper lip; anthers bithecal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium
Style long, filiform; stigma bilamellate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globose, septicidal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, reticulate-rugose.
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Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0