Acroglochin Schrad.
  • Mant. 1: 69, 227. 1822.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Acroglochin Schrad. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000000416. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Herbs annual, glabrous, sparsely branched. Leaves alternate, long-petiolate; leaf blade flattened, ovate, margin irregularly serrate. Inflorescence axillary, a compound dichasium; ultimate branches acicular. Flowers sessile, bisexual; bracts and bractlets absent. Perianth herbaceous, deeply 5-parted; segments ovate-oblong, equal or unequal, subacute at apex, spreading in fruit. Stamens 1(-3); filaments filiform, thickened toward base. Ovary subglobose; style short; stigmas 2, subulate. Fruit a pyxidium, apically plane or slightly convex; pericarp leathery, circumscissile, thickened along line of dehiscence. Seed horizontal, lenticular; testa leathery, lustrous; embryo annular; perisperm farinaceous.

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    •   Bibliography

      • 1 Mant. 1: 69, 227. 1822.

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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.
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