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Published In: Genera Plantarum 294. 1789. (4 Aug 1789) (Gen. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Contributor Text: S. M. H. JAFRI
Contributor Institution: Herbarium, Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
General/Distribution: A family of 8 genera and about 200 species, chiefly of N. temperate zone and especially of the Mediterranean region; represented by a single genus with 1 species in Pakistan.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Acknowledgement: We are grateful to the United States department of Agriculture for financing this research project under P.L. 480.


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Shrubs or herbs with usually opposite and entire leaves; hairs mostly stellate. Flowers solitary or in cymes, actinomorphic, hermaphrodite, hypogynous. Sepals (3-)5, often the outer 2 smaller, persistent. Petals 5, rarely absent, usually caducous, shorter to much exceeding the sepals. Stamens many, (1-) many seriate. Ovary 1-locular or incompletely septate with 3-5 (-10) parietal placentae, (3-) many ovuled with mostly orthotropous ovules; style simple or absent. Fruit a loculicidal capsule; seeds subcurved, albuminous.
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