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Genus :

HYPOBATHRUM

Family :

RUBIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Glabrous shrubs, branches slender, strict, terete. Leaves petiolate, narrowed at both ends, stipulate, stipules triangular or oblong-ovate. Flowers small in axillary spikes, bracteolate, white. Calyx tube ovoid, limb minute, 4-toothed, persistent. Corolla funnel-shaped, throat villous, lobes 4, spreading, twisted in buds. Stamens 4, anthers subsessile, linear, connective thickened at the tip. Ovary 2-celled, styles filiform, branches linear, hairy, ovules 2-8, pendulous from the top of each cell. Fruits small, 2-celled. Seeds imbricate.