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6. Hypericum sect. Monanthema N. Robson, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 31: 75. 2001.

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Hypericum monanthemum

Credit: Harvard University Herbaria

Herbs, perennial, glabrous, with dark (black or reddish) glands present on leaves, sepals, petals, and anthers. Stems terete or, when thin, 2-4-lined, eglandular or rarely with reddish glands on lines. Leaves free, often gland-fringed, sometimes glandular-auriculate. Bracts and bracteoles entire or gland-fringed, often auriculate. Sepals and petals 4 or 5, persistent after anthesis, sepals free, entire to gland fringed, petals entire or with apical glandular cilium. Stamens apparently 3-fascicled. Styles (2 or)3(or 4), free. Capsule valves longitudinally vittate. Seeds not carinate, testa scalariform-reticulate to foveolate.

Seven species: from SW China to S India and Pakistan; seven species (two endemic) in China.

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