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Published In: Botanische Zeitung (Berlin) 1: 393. 1843. (Bot. Zeitung (Berlin)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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A genus of 3-4 species in the western part of the Irano-Turanian region.


 

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Perennial rigid plants with very thin branches. Leaves opposite, soon deciduous, linear, exstipulate. Inflorescences dichasial, loose, paniculate. Bracts membranous. Calyx cy¬lindrical, 5-nerved, membranous between nerves; teeth small. Petals 5, inserted on the upper margin of a cup-like disk, with long, naked claw and deeply 3-5-parted limb. Stamens 10, exserted. Ovary 1-celled, with 8-10 long-funicled ovules; styles 2, long. Capsule 1-celled, ovoid, 4-valved, irregularly dehiscent. Seeds 1-3, reniform-globular, wrinkled-granulate.

 

 
 
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