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Notoceras R. Br. in Aiton, Hort. Kew, ed. 2. 4:117. 1812. Benth. & Hook. f., Gen. P1. 1:71.1862; Schulz in Engl. & Prantl, l.c. 559; Rech. f., l.c. 223.

Notoceras bicorne

Credit: Shaukat & Azmat

Annual herbs with stiff, often spreading branches, hoary with bipartite appressed hairs. Leaves oblanceolate to linear, entire, subsessile or sessile. Racemes elongating in fruit. Flowers small, white; pedicels short and thickened in fruit, often erect. Sepals erect, not saccate at base. Petals hardly longer than the sepals. Stamens 6, filaments linear. Lateral nectar glands in pairs, minute, pyramidate; middle glands absent. Ovary subquadrate, with 2 apical horns, 6-8 ovuled; style short with minute stigma. Siliquae ± 4-angled, short, oblong, with 2 apical horns, bilocular, dehiscent; valves rigid with a prominent midrib; septum not veined; seeds 1-seriate, ovate, not winged.

A monotypic genus in Mediterranean region, eastward to Pakistan.

Lower Taxon

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