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9. Nannorrhops H. Wendl. in Bot. Zeit. 37:148. 1879. Hook. f. in Benth. & Hook. f., Gen. Pl. 3:923. 1883; Becc. & Hook. f. in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6:429. 1892; Talbot, For. Fl. 2:560. 1911; Moore, Jr. in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 146: 1.1980.


Small, gregarious tufted shrub, with prostrate branching rhizome, or erect branching stem up to 6 m tall. Stem unarmed, glabrous. Leaves flabellate, wedge-shaped, divided into many 2-fid segments. Hastula absent; petiole short, glabrous. Inflorescence terminal, branched; bracts many, tubular, sheathing. Flowers hermaphrodite; calyx unequally 3-lobed; corolla tripartite, lobes valvate; stamens 6; ovary trigonous, ovules 3, stigma 3-toothed. Fruit globose or ovoid berry, varying in size from 0.6-1.8 cm; edosperm homogeneous.

A genus of 1 species, found from Arabia to Pakistan.

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