Scleroblitum

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Scleroblitum

Description

Prostrate herb. Leaves alternate, i carnose. Flowers bisexual or pistillate, in dense, globose axillary clusters; perianth 4-lobed, connate at the base, hardening in fruit; perianth lobes subulate, overtopping the fruit; style bilobed, short; stamen l. Pericarp membranous; seeds vertical; embryo annular. One sp., Scleroblitum atriplicium (F V. M.) Ulbr. , SE Australia.

Citation

Wilson, Nuytsia 4: 197-199 (1983).
Scleroblztum Ulbr. ln 11.-F., Nat. Htlanzenlam. eu.L. loc: 493 (1934).

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