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Image of <i>Mollugo <i>cerviana</i></i> (L.) Ser. var. cerviana
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Mollugo cerviana (L.) Ser. var. cerviana

Description

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Small annual herb, often multi-stemmed from the base, up to c. 20 cm tall. Stems rigid, pale brownish, erect or ascending. Leaves in whorls of c. 6, up to c. 2 cm long, both basal and along the stems, sessile, linear, often bluish-green, hairless. Flowers axillary on pedicels 5-18 mm long, 3-5 mm in diameter, greenish-white. See var. spathulifolia for comparison.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Mollugo cerviana (L.) Ser.
var. cerviana Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122860
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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Widespread in Old World tropics and subtropics; introduced in America.
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cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Mollugo cerviana (L.) Ser.
var. cerviana Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122860
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe