Biology 21 Field Botany

Plant Families


Figwort Family

leaves: usually alternate, simple, usually entire, without stipules
inflorescence: spike, raceme, or panicle, usually with bracts; or flowers 1-2 in leaf axils
flowers: usually strong bilateral, usually 2-lipped, upper lip 2-lobed, lower lip 3-lobed, infertile stamenode often present
fruit: capsule, loculiciidal or septicidal

representative species

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