The character states of the Caribbean monotypic endemic Strumpfia (Rubiaceae)

@article{Igersheim1993TheCS,
  title={The character states of the Caribbean monotypic endemic Strumpfia (Rubiaceae)},
  author={A. Igersheim},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Botany},
  year={1993},
  volume={13},
  pages={545-559}
}
Strumpfia, restricted to littoral habitats, is characterized by ternately arranged ericoid leaves with extreme xeromorphic adaptations. The flowers, with quincuncial (imbricate s.1.) corolla lobe aestivation, have the anthers fused into a “true” anther tube. The bicarpellate gynoecium has two erect, anatropous ovules per locule. In addition to the “true” septum, the ovary also has a secondary or “false” septum, arranged at right angles to the former and only developed in the upper part of an… Expand
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