Traganum

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Traganum

Description

Small shrubs. Leaves cylindrical. Flowers bisexual, solitary, axillary, subtended by 2 bracteoles; perianth tubular, 5-lobed; stamens 5; anthers acute; small disk present; stigmas 2, subulate. Fruiting perianth indurated, enclosing the fruit; seeds horizontal, beaked; embryo conical-spiral. Two spp., N Africa, E Mediterranean.

Citation

Traganum Del, Fl. Egypte: 204 (1813-1814)

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