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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 7 | Koeberliniaceae

1. Koeberlinia Zuccarini, Flora. 15(2, Beibl.): 73. 1832.

Allthorn, junco, crown-of-thorns, corona-de-Cristo [For Christoph Ludwig Koeberlin, 1794-1862, German clergyman and botanist] Allthorn, junco, crown-of-thorns, corona-de-Cristo [For Christoph Ludwig Koeberlin, 1794-1862, German clergyman and botanist]

Plants unscented. Leaves evanescent. Flowers: sepals each often subtending a nectary; filaments thickened in middle; anthers ellipsoid; gynophore slender, elongating in fruit; style straight; stigma minute. Berries globose, ± fleshy. Seeds cochleate-reniform or orbicular to reniform, slightly rugulose.

Species 2 (1 in the flora): sw United States, n Mexico, South America (Bolivia).

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