Digera Forssk.
  • Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 65. 1775.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Digera Forssk. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000011696. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

Morphology

Perianth-segments (4–)5, the outer pair firm, nervose, mucronate, opposite and sheathing the remaining flower parts, the inner segments much more delicate and hyaline

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    Leaves entire

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    Flowers small, in long-pedunculate axillary spike-like bracteate racemes, each bract subtending a sessile or subsessile partial inflorescence consisting of a central fertile flower and 2 highly modified sterile unibracteolate lateral flowers

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    Annual herb with alternate branches and leaves

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    Fruit a hard indehiscent nutlet enclosed by the persistent perianth and falling together with the sterile flowers and bracteoles

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    Endosperm copious.

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    Stamens (4–)5, free or very narrowly monadelphous at the base, without intermediate pseudostaminodes; filaments filiform; anthers bilocular

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    Ovary with a single ovule lateral on a curved funicle, radicle descending; style filiform; stigmas 2, divergent

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    Included Species

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    Amaranthaceae
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