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Pakistan | Family List | Lythraceae

Heimia Link & Otto, l.c. P1.63.t.28. 1822.

Shrub, glabrous. Inflorescence axillary. Flowers subsessile, 6-merous. Epicalyx longer than calyx. Stamens (l0-)12, inserted at the base of the hypanthium. Ovary obovate-globose. Capsule included in hypanthium, dehiscence irregular. Seeds obovate-truncate.

Species 3, South America to Argentina. One species is cultivated in Pakistan.

Lower Taxon

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