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Shrubs or subshrubs. Inflorescence a terminal spike. Bracts large, obscuring the calyx; bracteoles linear. Calyx actinomorphic; lobes 5, somewhat unequal; tube shorter than lobes. Corolla not resupinate, 2-lipped; upper lip entire or 2-fid; lower lip deeply 3-lobed; lobes much shorter than the tube. Fertile stamens 2, exserted; anthers 2-thecous. Ovary with 1(-2) ovules per loculus. Seeds borne on reinacula; seeds with hygroscopic glochidiate hairs.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Ecbolium Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1352
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Ecbolium: Brief Summary
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Ecbolium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae.
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