Neobassia

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Neobassia

Description

Shrubs. Flowers solitary in the leaf axils, bisexual or pistillate; perianth 5-lobed, connate to just below the apex; fruiting perianth hardened, accrescent with 5 short, tepaline lobes or needle-like spines; stamens 5; stigmas 2. Pericarp membranous; seeds vertical; embryo subannular; radicle superior; perisperm abundant. Two spp., Australia.

Citation

Neobassia A.J. Scott, Feddes Repert. 89: 117 (1978)

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