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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 367. 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)
General/Distribution: A genus of c. 20 species extending from Europe to China, Japan and North America. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.


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Rhizome creeping. Stem erect, unbranched. Leaves 4-9 at the tip of the stem. Flowers solitary, tetra- or more-merous. Perianth segments 8-12, in 2 whorls of unequal series. Stamens as many as the perianth segments; anthers linear. Ovary sub-globose. Fruit a fleshy capsule. Seeds numerous.
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