Stephanotis 


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Stephanotis . Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000036600. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2021'

General Information

Woody vines with thickened leaves. Inflorescences umbellate. Flotwers large, fragrant, white or yellow; calyx lobes usually ovate; corolla tubular, the tube usually inflated at the base, fleshy, the lobes contorted in bud, rounded-elliptic when expanded; stamens coherent into a column arising from the base of the corolla tube, the corona 5-parted, segments carnose, joined individually to the dorsal sides of the stamens; pollinia small, erect; stigma head usually with a conical appendage, exserted or included. Fruit generally a single follicle, thick, blunt or acuminate; seeds comose.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
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    Habit

    vines

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    A small genus of 5-15 species native to Madagascar, Africa, and Malaysia.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Apocynaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).