Cleistogamous flowers occur at least at the lower nodes and often have only 3 or 4 short calyx lobes, whereas on the showy deep blue flowers, both calyx and corolla have 5 long lobes. The capsules open by neat little elliptic pores, one on the side of each locule.

All species found in Triodanis

Triodanis perfoliataVENUS'S LOOKING-GLASS 


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 1, 2022.