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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: S. I. ALI
General/Distribution: About 400 species, in Africa (including Madagascar) and Arabia, naturalized in the Mediterranean region, Pakistan, India and China; represented in Pakistan by one species.

 

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Perennial herbs, shrubs or trees. Stem often very reduced. Leaves rosulate, amplexicaul, fleshy, ovate to linear-lanceolate, glabrous, margin spiny-dentate, tip sharply pointed. Inflorescence pedunculate subterminal 1 or more axillary racemes. Bracts persistent. Flowers pedicellate, hermaphrodite. Tepals usually red, orange or yellow, outer 3 free or connate, inner 3 free from each other, sometimes adnate to the outer. Stamens 6, epiphyllous, exserted or equalling the perianth, anthers dorsifixed. Pistil tricarpellary, syncarpous, trilocular, placentation axile, style filiform, stigma small. Fruit loculicidal capsule, seeds many per locule.
 
 
 
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