Gamanthus

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Gamanthus

Description

Annual herbs. Leaves alternate or opposite. Flowers solitary or clustered at the apex of the branches, subtended by 2 bracteoles, connate and eventually falling off with them; perianth lobes 5, free, unmodified in fruit; stamens 5, anthers with a bladdery terminal appendage; stigmas 2, subulate or filiform. Seed vertical. Five spp., W and C Asia.

Citation

Mem Acad Imp Sci St Petersb VII 4(11) 19 76 (1862)

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