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Genus :

STICTOCARDIA

Family :

CONVOLVULACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Woody or herbaceous twiners. Leaves petiolate, ovate or orbicular, cordate base, entire, lower surface minute black dots. Flowers axillary cymes, bracts small, caducous. Sepals equal or unequal, ovate, elliptic, obtuse or emarginate, enlarged. Corolla funnel-shaped, red or purple. Stamens and styles included. Ovary 4-celled, 1 ovule in each, style 1, filiform, stigma bi-globular. Fruits enclosed in enlarged calyx, dehiscing with 4 openings. Seeds 4, pubescent.