Girgensohnia

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Girgensohnia

Description

Annuals. Leaves opposite, stiff. Flowers bisexual, subtended by 2 carinate bracteoles; perianth lobes 5, 2 or 3, with a wing-like protuberance in fruit; stamens 5; hypogynous disk fleshy; anthers with sublinear appendages; stigmas 2. Seeds vertical. Three spp., W and C Asia.

Citation

Beitr Kenntn Fl Russ1: 298 302 (1852)
Bunge ex Fenzl in Ledebour, Fl. Ross. 3: 835 (1851).

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