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13. Bothriospermum Bunge, Enum. P1. Chin. Bor. 47. 1833. C. B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:167.1883; Riedl in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 48:56.1967; Kazmi in J. Arn. Arb. 51 (2):182.1970.


Slender annual or biennial herbs with alternate leaves. Flowers small, axillary, pedicellate, the uppermost racemose. Calyx 5-partite. Corolla tube shortly cylindical, throat with 5 scales; lobes ± spreading. Stamens 5, included. Ovary deeply 4-lobed. Nutlets 4 or fewer, compressed dorsally.

3-4 species, mainly China, but also Japan, Afghanistan, India. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

Lower Taxon

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