adjectiveBotany & Zoology
1Having parts arranged in groups of six.
- The terminal and erect cymose inflorescence bears actinomorphic, hexamerous, dish-shaped flowers.
- The chief points in the diagnosis of the species are the muscular body-wall, the ectodermal invaginations and pits in the wall, and the regular hexamerous development of the mesenteries.
- Flowers are hexamerous, tubular, whitish and odoriferous, pollinated by relatively specialized vectors as large bees and hawkmoths.
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