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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 1061. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 8/25/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project data     (Last Modified On 12/7/2011)
Notes:

Fifteen species, almost cosmopolitan, mainly in wet habitats, toxic (containing alkaloids and thianminase).


 

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Aerial stems jointed, mostly whorled, of two kinds : sterile and fertile (bearing spikes). Spikes ovoid or oblong-cylindrical; sheaths below spike 1 or more. Sporangiophores in close whorls, each with (4-)5-7 (-l0) sporangia hanging in a circle from its lower surface.

 

 

 
 
 
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