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Published In: Monographie des Rumex 55. 1819. (Monogr. Rumex) Name publication detail

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General/Distribution: A genus with only 2 species, distributed in Mediterranean coastal parts, South Afrrica, Australia, Kenya, Iran, Pakistan and Arabia.


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Annual glabrous herbs. Leaves alternate, entire, ochreate, ochrea membranous, soon becoming lacerate, petiolate, ovate-lanceolate to oblong-cordate. Flowers unisexual (plants monoecious), rarely bisexual. Perianth segments 6, greenish, distinct in staminate flowers; connate in pistillate flowers, arranged in 2 whorls of 3 each, inner ones erect, outer ones spinescent, indurated in fruit. Stamens 4-6. Styles 3, dilated and fimbriate above; stigmas 3. Nut 3-angled, enclosed in the spiniscent perianth. Seeds turbinate-trigonous, erect.

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1 Fruiting perianth not or hardly more than 4 mm across (including spines), inner segments broadly ovate or rounded with a mucro, outer segments centrally ribbed and foveolate on either side with 3 longitudinal grooves.
+ Fruiting perianth 11-12 mm across (including spines), inner segments lanceolate, outer segments centrally ribbed and foveolate on either side with 2 longitudinal grooves. 1 Emex australis
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