Threlkeldia

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Threlkeldia

Description

Small shrubs. Flowers bisexual or pistillate, solitary in the leaf axils; perianth subglobose to urceolate, 3-5- merous; fruiting perianth succulent with a hard inner layer, with 3 or 5 intertepaline lobes or tubercles, rarely with a short tubercle opposite the radicle; stamens 5 or less; stigmas 2-3. Seeds mostly vertical, embryo annular; radicle ascending. Two spp., Australia.

Citation

Prodr: 409 (1810)

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