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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 319. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: RUBINA AKHTER and SHAHINA A. GHAZANFAR
General/Distribution: A genus of 40 species found in Southern U.S., Mexico and West Indies. Represented in Pakistan by a single naturalised species.

 

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Shrubby plants, usually with a trunk. Leaves in rosettes at the base, stiff, often toothed with pungent apices. Flowers nodding, pedicellate, in erect panicles. Perianth campanulate, segments free. Filaments fleshy, included; anthers small, hardly distinguished from the filaments. Ovary superior; style usually short, stigma 3-lobed. Fruit a capsule or fleshy and berry-like.
 

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