Halogeton

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Halogeton

Description

Annual plants or subshrubs. Leaves alternate, fleshy. Flowers bisexual or pistillate, in 3-27-flowered clusters; perianth free almost to the base, all or some segments winged, membranous or coriaceous; stamens 2-5, split to the midst, unappendaged or with a small, obtuse appendage; disk with glandular lobes; stigmas 2. Nine spp., W and C Asia, N Africa. Agathophora (Agathophora) is often considered to represent a separate genus.

Citation

Agathophora (Fenzl) Bunge (1862).
Halogeton C.A.Mey. in Ledeb., Icon. Pl. Nov. Fl. Rossica 1: 10 (1829).
Blackwell et al., Sida 8: 157-169 (1979).
Botschantzev, Bot. Zum. 62: 1447-1452 (1977).

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