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Ochradenus Delile, Fl. Egypte. 15. 1813. Mueller, Monog. Resed. 92.1857; Boiss., Fl. Or. 1:435.1867; Jafri, Fl. Kar. 142.1966; M. Zohary, Fl. Pal. 1:330.1966; M.S. Abdullah, Resed. 1:50.1967.

Ochradenus baccatus

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Homalodiscus Bunge ex Boiss.

    Dioecious or polygamous shrubs, often straggling, glabrous. Branches spinescent. Leaves entire, solitary or fascicled, sessile. Inflorescence a spike or a raceme. Sepals 5-6. Petals absent or present. Disc yellowish, fleshy. Stamens 10-22, inserted on the disc. Fruit a capsule or a berry. Seeds small, curved.

    A genus of 5 species in NE. Africa, Middle East to India and Pakistan.

    1 Pedicel in fruit 0.3-1 cm long. Stamens 18-22. Fruit a capsule oblong, c. 7-8 mm broad. Seeds shiny and smooth   Ochradenus aucheri
    + Pedicel in fruit 1-2 mm long. Stamens 10-12. Fruit a globose berry, 3-5 mm broad. Seeds papillose   Ochradenus baccatus

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