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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 2 16: 341. 1841. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library


Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: 2 species in W. Asia and Turkey; only 1 recorded for Pakistan.


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Annual, glabrous, glaucous herbs, erect, branched usually above. Cauline leaves cordate, amplexicaul, entire. Racemes panicled, ebracteate. Flowers small, yellow; pedicels spreading, about as long as fruits. Sepals open, hardly saccate at base. Petals about twice as long as the sepals, oblong, spathulate. Stamens 6; filaments linear. Lateral nectar glands annular; middle joining the laterals, thickened in the middle. Ovary oblong ovate with linear apex, 1-2 ovuled; stigma depressed-capitate. Siliculae ovate-tetragonal, crustaceous, unilocular, indehiscent; valves thick, usually with narrow, crimped, thickened wings; apex short, conical, style-like; seed 1, ovate, brown; radicle incumbent.
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