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Leptosolena C. Presl.
Reliq. Haenk. 1: 111, t. 18 (1827); Ridley, Philipp. J. Sci. IV: 180-181 (1909).

     Tall herbs. Inflorescence paniculate, terminal on the leafy shoot, usually with 3-4 bracts at the base of the inflorescence; bracteole absent; flowers sessile or pedicellate, to 12cm long, borne singly on the inflorescence axis, white; calyx tubular, shortly 3-lobed, split on one side; corolla tube narrow and about twice as long as the calyx, lobes linear; lateral staminodes small, linear; labellum twice as long as the petals, oblong, obtuse, entire, recurved; filament very short, anther ellipsoid, crest absent or not; ovary 3-locular. Capsule unknown. (From Kubitsky, et al., p. 492)

Geographical Distribution:
     Endemic to the Philippines.

Taxonomic Diversity:
     Comprises only one or two species.

Leptosolena haenkei C. Presl
Leptosolena insignis type specimen

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