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Cynomoriaceae (C. Agardh) Lindley

锁阳科

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, parasitic, reddish brown, without chloropyll, monoecious, rarely polygamous. Root fleshy. Stem simple or branched, cylindric. Leaves spiral, scalelike, caducous. Flowers densely gathered into a terminal, spadix, minute. Perianth lobes (1-)4-6(-8). Stamen 1. Ovary inferior, 1-loculed; ovule 1, pendulous; style simple, reduced to a nectary in male flowers. Fruit a nutlet.

Wan Wenhao. 2000. Cynomoriaceae. In: Chen Chiajui, ed., Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 53(2): 152-154.

One genus and two species: from the Mediterranean region through SW and C Asia to Mongolia and NC China; one species in China.

(Authors: Chen Jiarui (陈家瑞 Chen Chia-jui); A. Michele Funston)

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