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Pakistan | Family List | Hydrophyllaceae

Hydrolea Linn., Sp. Pl. ed. 2:328. 1762. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:133.1883; Cooke, Fl. Bombay 2:263.1905. Nama Linn., Sp. Pl.226.1753, non Linn. 1759.
[nom. cons.]

Herbs. Leaves alternate, entire, exstipulate. Flowers in short racemes or cymes, regular. Sepals and petals united at the bases. Stamens equal, attached at the base of the short corolla tube. Ovary 2-locular; ovules many; styles 2, distinct. Capsule globose to ovoid.

A genus of about 20 tropical species in America, Africa and Asia. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

Lower Taxon

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