Agriophyllum lateriflorum (Lam.) Moq.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Agriophyllum lateriflorum (Lam.) Moq. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000524476. Accessed on: 31 Mar 2020'

General Information

Plants 10-40 cm tall. Stem green, obscurely ribbed, densely covered with ramified hairs, becoming glabrous, branched from base; lowest branches whorled; upper branches alternate, obliquely spreading. Leaves sessile, narrowly lanceolate or linear, 1.5-4 cm × 1-7 mm, base attenuate; longitudinal veins 5-7. Spikes axillary, usually 1-3, tower-shaped; bracts ovate, slightly inflexed in fruit, apex acuminate, mucronate. Perianth segments usually 3, narrowly oblong, membranous, apex sometimes 2-lobed. Stamens 5; filaments united at base; anthers oblong, exserted. Utricle cylindric, compressed, not wing-margined distally; beak divided above middle into 2 small, acicular beaks, each with a proximal, lateral, recurved, firm, spinelike, glabrous process. Seed globose, with colored speckles. Fl. and fr. Jun-Sep.

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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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