Glinus

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Glinus

<<<Capsules>Seeds>Testa>Texture

smooth or granular1
1. 005-002-001-001

<<<Sepals>Ovary>Stigma>Stigma number

52
2. 004-004-004-001

<<<Sepals>Ovary>Style>Style number

13
3. 004-004-003-001

<<<Sepals>Stamens>Staminodes>Staminode number

0-204
4. 004-003-002-001

<<Capsules>Seeds>Testa

testa .5
5. 005-002-001

<<Sepals>Ovary>Locule number

3- to 5-locular6
6. 004-004-001

<<Sepals>Ovary>Ovules

ovules numerous in each locule,7
7. 004-004-002

<<Sepals>Ovary>Stigma

stigmas .8
8. 004-004-004

<<Sepals>Ovary>Style

style , short,9
9. 004-004-003

<<Sepals>Stamens>Stamen number

3-2010
10. 004-003-001

<<Sepals>Stamens>Staminodes

staminodes , often petaloid and divided at apex;11
11. 004-003-002

<Capsules>Seeds

seeds small, strophiolate,12
12. 005-002

<Capsules>Texture

thin-walled or membranous13
13. 005-001

<Habit>Branches

branches ascending to procumbent.14
14. 001-002

<Habit>Hairs

stellate-pubescent15
15. 001-001

<Inflorescences>Flowers

flowers sessile or pedicellate.16
16. 003-002

<Inflorescences>Position

axillary17
17. 003-001

<Leaves>Shape

linear to orbicular18
18. 002-001

<Leaves>Stipules

stipules absent.19
19. 002-002

<Sepals>Ovary

ovary ,20
20. 004-004

<Sepals>Petals

petals absent;21
21. 004-002

<Sepals>Sepal number

522
22. 004-001

<Sepals>Stamens

stamens , free,23
23. 004-003

Capsules

Capsule loculicidal, ;24
24. 005

Description

Annual herbs, stellate-pubescent, subsucculent; branches ascending to procumbent. Leaves alternate, opposite or whorled, linear to orbicular, often unequal in size at a node; stipules absent. Inflorescences axillary, fasciculate or seemingly cymose, cymes sometimes verticillate or flowers solitary; flowers sessile or pedicellate. Sepals 5, sometimes apically appendaged or cleft; petals absent; stamens 3-20, free, staminodes 0-20, often petaloid and divided at apex; ovary 3- to 5-locular, ovules numerous in each locule, style 1, short, stigmas 5. Capsule loculicidal, thin-walled or membranous; seeds small, strophiolate, testa smooth or granular.

Distribution

Africa present, Guianas present, New and Old World tropics and subtropics present
Approximately 10 species in the New and Old World tropics and subtropics (especially Africa); 1 species in the Guianas.

Habit

Annual herbs, , subsucculent;25
25. 001

Inflorescences

Inflorescences , fasciculate or seemingly cymose, cymes sometimes verticillate or flowers solitary;26
26. 003

Leaves

Leaves alternate, opposite or whorled, , often unequal in size at a node;27
27. 002

Sepals

Sepals , sometimes apically appendaged or cleft;28
28. 004