Tuberaria (Dunal) Spach
  • Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 6: 364. 1836.
  • [Latin tuber, swelling, and -aria, possession, alluding to swellings on roots]


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Tuberaria (Dunal) Spach. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000039529. Accessed on: 06 Jun 2020'

General Information

Herbs annual [perennial], 0.3–2(–3)[–8] dm. Leaves mostly opposite, , stipulate or estipulate, petiolate or sessile; blade usually 3[–5]-veined from base, margins sometimes revolute, . Inflorescences racemiform [helicoid, scorpioid] cymes. Pedicels present; bracts [present or] absent. Flowers chasmogamous and cleistogamous, . Chasmogamous flowers: sepals , 5, ; petals 5, yellow, sometimes purple to brown at or near bases; stamens 10–15+; ; carpels 3; styles 0; stigmas 1, <± sessile, hemispheric [obconic]>. Cleistogamous flowers similar; petals 0; stamens 5–12. Capsules 3-valved. Seeds 6–50+ per capsule. x = 9.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    [Latin tuber, swelling, and -aria, possession, alluding to swellings on roots]

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    Cistaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).