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YASIN J. NASIR
Perennial plants. Calyx persistent, 5-partite. Corolla zygomorphic, lobes shorter than tube. Stigma surpassed by the sterile tip of style. Gynobase ± pyramidal. Nutlets longer than gynobase, with a lateral attachement.
6 species distributed in N. Africa, Arabia, S. Iran and Pakistan (Sind and S. Baluchistan). Represented by 1 species.