Girgensohnia oppositiflora (Pall.) Fenzl
  • Fl. Ross.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Girgensohnia oppositiflora (Pall.) Fenzl. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 07 Apr 2020'

General Information

Herbs annual, 15-40 cm tall. Stem erect; branches opposite, obliquely spreading, green or reddish, hispid; internodes 0.5-1.5 cm, ribbed. Leaves 5-10 mm, margin membranous, apex subulate, with an acicular awn; leaf axil hispid. Bractlets navicular, slightly shorter than perianth, apex pungent. Perianth segments oblong-lanceolate, membranous, slightly enlarged and becoming papery in fruit; outer 3 segments abaxially winged; wing erect on upper segment, usually recurved on lower segments, ovate to broadly so, finely veined. Anthers minute, apex with a mucronate appendage. Utricle ovoid or cylindric-ovoid, compressed, 2-2.5 mm. Pericarp yellow-brown, glabrous, not adnate to seed. Testa yellow-brown; embryo green, planospiral. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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