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45. Stellaria oxycoccoides Komarov, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 234. 1914.

莓苔状繁缕 mei tai zhuang fan lu

Description from Flora of China

Stem pale brownish red, diffuse, slender, branched only at base, pubescent with retrorse hairs. Leaves sessile, green, linear-lanceolate, minute, glabrous, apex acute. Flowers in terminal racemes; bracts white, dry, membranous. Sepals purplish or green, long acuminate, margin white, cartilaginous. Petals slightly shorter than sepals, 2-cleft to base. Styles 4.

* Sandy places on river banks. Sichuan.


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