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Published In: Flora Indica . . . nec non Prodromus Florae Capensis 110. (Fl. Indica) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/11/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
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     About 6 species in tropical and subtropical regions.


 

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Prostrate annual or perennial herbs. Leaves opposite, entire, slightly succulent. Flowers hermaphrodite, axillary, glomerulate, subsessile. Calyx 5-lobed, membranous at margins, coloured inside, green autside. Stamens 5-15, free, inserted in the upper part of the calyx tube. Ovary superior, 2-celled, of 2 united carpels. Stigmas 2, free. Capsule 2-celled, dehiscent by a 2-valved operculum, 4-seeded.

 

 
 
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