staminode

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staminode

a rudimentary, infertile stamen that may be reduced in size.
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Some flowers have nonfunctional, sterile stamens called staminodia, which often have flattened petaloid filaments.
The new taxa is native to the east flank of the eastern range of the Colombian Andes and is characterized by: oblanceolate, glabrescent and attenuate leaves; calyculus with double number of bracts; and ligulate flowers with staminodia and without papillae.
Staminodia 3, oblanceolata, marginibus leve crenulatis, emarginata; epidermis utrinqueglandulosa.
5 cm diametro, flores feminei rosei vel magentei, petala elliptica, 8-9 mm longa, 3-5 mm lata; staminodia alba, triangularia, 2-3 mm longa, antheris absentibus, ovarium ovoideum, roseum, 6-10 mm longum, 3-4 mm diametro.
Flores rosae aurantiaci; sepala 3, imbricata, rosa virentia; petala 3, basi connata tubiformia; staminodia 3, oblanceolata, rosa aurantiacia; labellum oblanceolatum reflexum, rosa aurantiaceo, rubra maculatum adaxiales; stylum rosa aurantiaceo.
Affine generi Trigoniastro Miquel, sed inflorescentis racemosis simplicibus, brevioribus--folia aequantibus vel brevioribus-, bracteis inflorescentiae eglandulosis, corolla luteola, staminodia 4-6, glandulis disco hypogyno absentibus, et samara triptera cum alis erectis et per totam longitudinem connatis differt.
Staminodia 3 oblanceolata, reflexa, fuchsinea, cum centro albido et basi aurantiaca adaxiales, marginibus crenulatum, 7,5 cm longa et 3,5 cm lata, labellum oblanceolatum reflexum, cum base et pars media aurantiaceum, rosaceum maculatum adaxiales et apice rosaceus revolutum emarginatum, marginibus crenulatum.