Home Flora of Pakistan
Name Search
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
Crucianella L. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in Index Nominum Genericorum (ING)Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenAfrican Plants, Senckenberg Photo GallerySearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 108. 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 small genus of about 35-40 species, distributed in Mediterranean region, Iran and Central & W. Asia. One cultivated species in Pakistan.


Export To PDF Export To Word
Annual or perennial herbs, mostly woody at base, branches long, slender, mostly quadrangular. Leaves mostly linear or lanceolate, rarely ovate or obovate, upper leaves opposite, without stipules, lower in whorls, stipules filiform. Inflorescence a spike. Flowers small, generally solitary, sessile or shortly pedicellate; rose or blue, bisexual, tribracteate. Calyx minute, tube ± ovate, lobes inconspicuous. Corolla-tube longer than calyx-tube, 4-5 lobed. Stamens 4-5, included; anthers linear. Ovary ± compressed. Style bifid at apex, filiform, often longer than corolla-tube, branches unequal. Stigmas 2, globose. Fruit a 2-valved indehiscent capsule, oblong to oblong-linear, rarely subglobose. Seed 1, mostly oblong.
© 2021 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110