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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 332. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: SHAHINA A. GHAZANFAR & YASIN J. NASIR
General/Distribution: A small genus of about 6 species extending from the Mediterranean region Afghanistan and N.W. Pakistan. Represented in Pakistan by a single species.

 

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Annual rigid herbs. Stems dichotomously branched. Leaves linear. Flowers solitary or in a cymose inflorescence. Epicalyx absent. Calyx narrowly tubular, 5-7-toothed, 5-15-nerved, without scarious spaces between the nerves. Commissural veins absent. Petals 5, with a long claw and a short 2-4-lobed limb. Stamens usually 10. Styles 2. Coronal scales absent. Capsule cylindrical, dehiscing by teeth. Carpophore absent. Seeds acute, with a facial hilum.
 

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