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20. Pseudogaillonia Lincz. in Nov. Sys. Pl. Vasc. 10: 235. 1973.


  • Gaillonia sect. Hymenostephus (Jaub. & Spach) Boiss.
  • Gaillonia subgen. Hymenostephus Jaub. & Spach

    Perennial shrubs, with opposite terete, slender and scabrulous branches. Leaves linear, upper mostly involute; stipules polymorphic. Inflorescence terminal. Calyx pelviform; tube hairy, limbs reticulately veined, hispid pubescent, unequally 5-6-lobed, accrescent after anthesis. Corolla white, infundibuliform, 5-fid. Stamens inserted near the corolla throat anthers sessile. Style included; stigma bilobed. Fruit of 2 indehiscent cocci, with large orbicular and horizontal 5-6-lobed, membranous, reticulately veined wings.

    A genus with one species, distributed from Arabia to Pakistan, through Iran and Afghanistan.

    Lower Taxon

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