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Family DROSERACEAE
Contributor M. D. CORREA A. AND A. S. TAYLOR
Description Low herbs, often stemless. Leaves alternate, mostly basal, in rosettes, often circinate in bud, with glandular hairs and sticky secretion which trap small in- sects; stipules present or absent. Inflorescences usually circinate cymes or ra- cemes. Flowers perfect; sepals 4-8, more or less connate at the base, imbricate, persistent; petals 4-8, hypogynous, imbricate, marcescent; stamens 4-20, the fila- ments usually free, filiform or nearly so, the anthers 2-locular, extrorse, opening by longitudinal slits; ovary superior, free, 2-5-carpellate, with 1 locule, the pla- centa parietal or subbasal, the ovules numerous, anatropous, the styles 3-5, usu- ally free, simple or divided. Fruits usually loculicidally dehiscent; seeds minute, dark colored, variously reticulate and ornamented.
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