Freylinia

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Freylinia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/freylinia/). Accessed 2020-09-23.

Family

  • Scrophulariaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.
corolla
The inner whorl of the perianth. Composed of free or united petals often showy.
axillary
Situated in an axil.
capsule
Dry dehiscent fruit; formed from syncarpous ovary.
entire
With an unbroken margin.
glabrous
Lacking hairs smooth. glabrescent Becoming hairless.
included
(botanical) Contained within another part or organ.
panicle
A much-branched inflorescence. paniculate Having the form of a panicle.
raceme
Unbranched inflorescence with flowers produced laterally usually with a pedicel. racemose In form of raceme.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Freylinia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/freylinia/). Accessed 2020-09-23.

A genus of five (perhaps fewer) species of glabrous evergreen shrubs, natives of southern Africa. Leaves entire. Flowers in axillary cymes, forming a terminal panicle or more rarely a raceme. Calyx five-lobed. Corolla tubular with spreading lobes; fertile stamens four, included. Fruit a capsule; seeds disk-like.

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