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Pakistan | Family List | Nyctaginaceae | Boerhavia

Boerhavia repens Linn., Sp. Pl. 3. 1753. Aschers. & Schweinf. in Schweinf. & Beitr. Zur Fl. Aethiop. 168. 1867; Boiss, Fl. Or. 4:1045. 1879, exclud. var. diffusa; Hook. f.,l.c.109. as to var. repens; Post, Fl. Syr. Pal. Sin. 673. 1893; Bamber, Pl. Punj. 542. 1916; Zohary, l.c.

Similar in habit and fruit shape to Boerhavia procumbens Banks ex Roxb., but differs in the short axillary and solitary peduncles bearing flowers in cymes and narrow fruits. More closely related to Boerhavia diandra Linn.

Fl. Per.: mostly throughout the year.

Distribution: Tropical Africa and Asia.


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