Nanophyton

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Nanophyton

Description

Small shrubs with densely crowded, needle-like leaves. Flowers solitary, subtended by 2 navicular bracteoles; perianth lobes 5, free almost to base, Wingless, the 2 outer dentate at apex; stamens 5, alternating with 5 dentate disk lobes; anthers with slender appendages. Fruit somewhat fleshy, enclosed in the saccately inflated perianth. Three spp., USSR.

Citation

Linnaea 9: 197 (1834-1835)

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