Cornulaca

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Cornulaca

Description

Small shrubs. Leaves alternate, densely crowded on the stems. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered clusters, subtended by 2 bracteoles; perianth lobes 5, connate at the base, indurated in fruit, the anterior with a prominent indurated spine; stamens 1-5; anthers unappendaged or not; disk obsolescent; stigmas 2, filiform. Six spp., N Africa, SW Asia.

Citation

Fl Egypte: 206 (1813-1814)

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