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Genus Tripladenia Family Uvulariaceae

Description: Erect herbs with simple stems arising from a knotty rhizome bearing scale-like cataphylls; roots fibrous.

Leaves alternate, 2-ranked, sessile.

Flowers solitary or several in pedunculate cymes, in upper leaf axils. Tepals free, equal, articulated at base, basal nectaries present as paired appendages. Stamens 6; filaments expanded at base. Ovary 3-locular; ovules in 2 rows per loculus; seeds many.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species, endemic Australia. Australia: 1 species, endemic.

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Tripladenia cunninghamii

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