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13. Seddera Hochst., Flora. 27, Beil. 7, t. 5. 1844. Verdcourt in Hubbard & Milne-Redhead, Fl. Trop. E. Afr. 25. 1963.


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Seddera latifolia

Credit: S. Hameed

Herbs or subshrubs, with prostrate or erect branches, the old branches sometimes becoming spinescent. Leaves small, variable, usually with midi-fixed trichomes. Flowers 5-merous, axillary or in terminal spikes or dense few-flowered cymes. Sepals acute or obtuse, subequal. Corolla small, funnel-shaped, the lobes mostly short. Style bifid, usually to the base, stigmas more or less peltate, sometimes bilobed. Fruit capsular, 4-valved.

A genus of c. 20 species. There is a single species in Pakistan.

Lower Taxon

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