Zenobia

D. Don

Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 158. 1834 ,.

Etymology: For Zenobia, third-century queen of Palmyra, a city-state in Syria
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 506. Mentioned on page 376, 496, 504.

Shrubs, (glabrous, often glaucous). Stems erect, twigs glabrous. Leaves deciduous to semipersistent; blade elliptic to elliptic-ovate or ovate, coriaceous, margins irregularly and shallowly serrulate-crenulate or entire, plane, surfaces finely hairy, glabrescent; venation reticulodromous or brochidodromous. Inflorescences axillary racemes of (2–) 5–12-flowered corymbs, or solitary flowers, borne on leafless stems. Flowers: sepals 5, distinct, ovate to ovate-deltate; petals 5, connate ca. 3/4 their lengths, white, corolla broadly campanulate, lobes much shorter than tube; stamens 10, included; filaments straight, flattened, dilated proximally, glabrous, without spurs; anthers with 4 awns, dehiscent by oblong pores, (disintegration tissue present in connective); pistil 5-carpellate; ovary 5-locular; stigma truncate. Fruits capsular, 5-valved, depressed-globose, dry. Seeds 40–200, ovoid; testa smooth. x = 11.

Distribution

se United States

Discussion

Species 1: se United States.

Species 1

Selected References

None.

"/4" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

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epigynous +  and hypogynous +
Laurence J. Dorr +
D. Don +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
elliptic;elliptic-ovate or ovate +
coriaceous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
(2-)5-12-flowered +
se United States +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
For Zenobia, third-century queen of Palmyra, a city-state in Syria +
dilated +  and flattened +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
5-valved +  and capsular +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
depressed-globose +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
deciduous +  and semipersistent +
plane;entire;serrulate-crenulate +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
Edinburgh New Philos. J. +
distinct +
distinct +
ovate +  and ovate-deltate +
procumbent +  and creeping +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
brochidodromous +  and reticulodromous +
glabrescent +  and hairy +
Zenobia +
Ericaceae subfam. Vaccinioideae +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +