Tegicornia

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Tegicornia

Description

Succulent dioecious herb. Leaf blades minute. Flowers solitary in the axil of the stem leaves; perianth 3-lobed; staminate flowers with 1 abaxial stamen and vestigial ovary; pistillate flower without staminode. Seed coat crustaceous; embryo curved; perisperm present, lateral. One sp., Tegicornia uniflora RG.Wilson , W Australia. Very similar to Halosarciu; generic rank questionable.

Citation

Nuytsia 3: 25 (1980)

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