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10. TRICHURIELLA Bennet, Indian J. Forest. 8: 86. 1985.

针叶苋属 zhen ye xian shu

Trichurus C. C. Townsend (1974), not Clements (1896).

Herbs perennial. Leaves and branches opposite, rarely whorled. Flowers hermaphroditic, with 1 bract and 2 bracteoles, axillary or clustered into spikes. Bracts and bracteoles small, membranous. Tepals 4, persistent, lanceolate, subulate. Stamens 4 or 5, united at base; pseudostaminodes triangular or nearly quadrangular (subulate), alternate with stamens. Styles very short; stigma very short, 2-parted. Utricles dehiscent by lid. Seeds ovoid.

One species: SE Asia.

Lower Taxon


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