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Published In: Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants 2(1): 56. 1929. (Gentes Herbarum) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Synonym Text: Polygonum L. sect. Homalocladium F.J. Muell. in Trans. Philos. Inst. Vict. 2:73.
General/Distribution: A monotypic genus, native to Solomon Islands.


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Shrubs with thin, flat, articulate, striate and glabrous phylloclades. Leaves alternate, lanceolate, entire, often lobed at the base. Flowers sessile, bisexual, in small greenish clusters; perianth segments 5-parted, accrescent in fruit. Stamens 8. Styles 3; stigmas 3, fimbriate. Nuts triangular, smooth, covered by enlarged, deep red or purplish perianth segments.
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