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12. Homocodon D. Y. Hong, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 473. 1980.

同钟花属 tong zhong hua shu

Authors: Deyuan Hong & Thomas G. Lammers

Plants annual, prostrate. Stems longitudinally 3-winged. Leaves alternate. Flowers 1-3 on extremely short branches, sessile or shortly pedicellate. Calyx epigynous, 5-lobed, lobes dentate. Corolla epigynous, tubular-campanulate, 5-lobed. Stamens 5, free from corolla and free from each other; filaments slightly dilated and sparsely ciliate at base. Ovary inferior, 3-locular; stigma 3-fid; lobes linear, recurved. Fruit dry, irregularly dehiscent or irregularly poricidal in lower part. Seeds ellipsoid, not angular, shallowly reticulate.

Two species: Bhutan, China; two species (one endemic) in China.

These species have been included in Heterocodon Nuttall, but their flowers are on short branches, not solitary and opposite to leaves on main stems; and their seeds are terete and reticulate, not angular and smooth.

1 Pedicels absent; corolla smaller, ca. 3.5 mm; style as long as corolla.   1 H. brevipes
+ Pedicels ca. 6 mm; corolla 7-9 mm; style exserted.   2 H. pedicellatus

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