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|Family: Apocynaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: twining. Leaf: opposite; blade cordate, hastate, or ovate. Inflorescence: at nodes, raceme- or panicle-like cyme. Flower: sepals large, leaf-like, +- erect; corolla +- erect (exceeding stamens, pistils), ring of tissue at base 0; filament column appendages free, attached to base of filament column and base of corolla, without projections, margins converging but not nearly meeting abaxially, anthers fused into anther head around and fused to pistil head, pollen in pollinia; nectaries in stigmatic chambers. Fruit: pendent, generally ovoid, with coarse longitudinal grooves.
Species In Genus: 5 species: South America. Etymology: (António de Araújo de Azevedo, Portuguese statesman, 1752--1817)
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & Carol A. Hoffman
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Apocynum cannabinum
Next taxon: Araujia sericifera
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & Carol A. Hoffman 2016. Araujia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9995, accessed on May 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 05, 2016.