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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Cyrtandra (name refers to the curved stamens). Gesneriaceae. A large group of tropical shrubs and trees, two or three of which are more or less known in cult. for their fls.; akin to Trichosporum (Aeschynanthus); warmhouse subjects. Lvs. opposite, or alternate by failure of one of the pair, membranaceous, or fleshy or leathery: fls. usually white or yellowish, in fascicles, heads or cymes; corolla-tube cylindrical, the limb more or less 2-lipped; perfect stamens 2, and 2 or 3 small staminodia. Nearly 200 species m the islands of the Indian and Pacific oceans and in China. C. pendula, Blume. Short and stout: Lvs. long-petioled, elliptic or lance-elliptic, acute, gray-blotched above: fls. white with brown calyx, 1½ in. long, the corolla inflated, and purple-dotted on lower side. Java. C. Pritchardii, Seem. Lvs. petioled, elliptic, obtusely toothed, acute: fls. small, white, in 3-fld. cymes. Fiji Isls. L.H.B. CH

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