Didymanthus

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Didymanthus

Description

Small shrub. Flowers bisexual or pistillate, paired in the leaf axils and jointed at base; perianth subglobular, connate; fruiting perianth hardened, with 5 scarious, lobed, tepaline wings; stamens 3-5; stigmas 2. Pericarp membranous; seeds vertical; embryo subannular; radicle pointing upwards. One sp., Didymanthus roei Endl. , Australia.

Citation

Nov Stirp Decades: 7 (1839)

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