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44. Anthochlamys Fenzl

Anthochlamys Fenzl in Endl., Gen; 300 (1837)

Annual herbs. Flowers bisexual, in small dense spicate inflorescences; perianth campanulate to urceolate, lobes 5, connate to middle, bifid, petaloid; stamens 5, anthers with minutely tuberculate appendage; filaments awl-shaped to linear, fused at the base Q stigmas 2. Fruit globular, surrounded by a membranous wing; pericarp adherent; seeds vertical; embryo elliptical-annular; radicle inferior; perisperm abundant. Two spp., SW Asia.


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