Campanula L.
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 163. 1753. (1 May 1753)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Campanula L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000006381. Accessed on: 24 Nov 2020'

General Information

Herbs, perennial, with long horizontal rhizomes or with short caudexes and thickened ± fleshy roots; less often annual. Basal leaves sometimes rosulate; cauline leaves all alternate. Flowers solitary and terminal, or in cymes; cymes paniculate or capitellate, later subtended by an involucre. Calyx adnate to ovary; lobes 5, sometimes with an appendage between lobes. Corolla campanulate, tubular-campanulate, or funnelform, sometimes subrotate, 5-lobed. Filaments dilated; anthers coherent or rarely connate. Disk absent. Ovary inferior, 3-5-locular. Capsules dehiscent by lateral, upper or lower pores, crowned by persistent calyx lobes. Seeds numerous, ellipsoid, smooth.

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    "Sep 5; cor regular, campanulate or funnelform to rotate, valvate in bud, 5-lobed, in our sp. blue to violet or white; stamens attached to the very base of the cor; filaments widened at base; anthers distinct; ovary 3- or 5-locular with numerous ovules and elongate style; fr short, usually strongly ribbed, opening by 3 or 5 lateral pores. 300, chiefly N. Temp. and Arctic."

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    Morphology

    Annual, biennial or perennial herbs, rarely subshrubs, glabrous or hairy

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    Capsule dehiscing by lateral pores or valves

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    Seeds numerous, ± elliptic in outline.

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    Stamens 5, free; filaments usually dilated and ciliate at the base

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    Ovary ± inferior, 3–5-locular; ovules numerous; style eglandular, with pollen-collecting hairs in the upper part, lower part glabrous or hairy; lobes 3–5

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    Inflorescences panicle-, raceme-, spike- or head-like, or flowers solitary

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    Leaves alternate, simple

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    Corolla campanulate to almost rotate or cylindrical, ± deeply 5-lobed

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    Calyx-lobes usually 5, sometimes with reflexed appendages in between them

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    Herbes'annuelles, bisannuelles ou vivaces, rarement sous-arbustes.'Feuilles'alternes, simples.'Inflorescences'en cymes paniculiformes, racémiformes, spiciformes ou capituliformes, ou fleurs solitaires.'Fleurs'à calice habituellement à 5 lobes, parfois pourvus entre eux d'appendices réfléchis; corolle campanulée à subrotacée ou cylindrique, ± profondément 5-lobée; étamines 5, libres; filets généralements élargis et ciliés à la base; ovaire ± infère, 3-5-loculaire; ovules nombreux; style dépourvu de glandes, pourvu de poils collecteurs de pollen dans sa partie supérieure, glabre ou poilu dans sa partie inférieure, à 3-5 lobes.'Capsules'déhiscentes par valves ou pores latéraux.'Graines nombreuses, à contour ± elliptique.\n\t\t\t\tGenre comprenant quelque 300 espèces largement distribuées dans l'hémisphère Nord et spécialement abondantes dans la région méditerranéenne et au Moyen-Orient. De nombreuses espèces ont une valeur horticole. Pour la Flore : 1 espèce.

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    Included Species

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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