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6. Thuspeinanta Durand, Ind. Gen. Phanerogam. 703. 1888. Briquet in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 1, 4, 3A: 229. 1896; Borissova in Komarov, Fl. URSS 20: 232. 1954 (as Thuspeinantha); Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 150: 86. 1982.

I.C. Hedge

  • Tapeinanthus Boiss. ex Benth.

    Dwarf annuals. Leaves simple, entire, subsessile or shortly petiolate. Verticillasters 2-flowered, axillary in upper leaf axils. Flowers shortly pedicellate. Calyx campanulate-tubular, 10-nerved, enlarged and pendent in fruit, shortly 5-toothed, indistinctly bilabiate, throat irregularly white-hispid. Corolla exserted beyond calyx teeth or not; tube slender, not annulate; upper lip straight; lower lip 3-lobed with a larger median lobe. Stamens 4, included in corolla tube, ± equal in length; thecae ± unilocular. Style shortly 2-lobed. Nutlets oblong, large.

    2 species in SW Asia. A distinct annual genus with some affinities to Chamaesphacos Schrenk (not in our area).

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