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Pakistan | Family List | Thymelaeaceae

Thymelaea Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4. 1754. Post, Fl. Syr. Pal. Sin. 709. 1883; Hook. f., Fl. Brit Ind. 5:194. 1886; Boiss., Fl. Or. 4:1053. 1879; Kanjilal, For. Fl. Siw. Jauns. Div. 331.1911; Hutch., Gen. Flow. Pl. 2:252. 1967; Webb & Ferguson in Fl. Eur. 2:258. 1968.

  • Chlamydanthus C.A. Mey.
  • Gastrilia Raf.
  • Lygia Fas.

    Perennials or annual herbs or shrubs. Leaves scattered, linear. Flowers small, bisexual or polygamous, sessile, in clusters or solitary axillary; bracts small. Calyx urceolate with 4 spreading lobes. Disc absent or con¬spicuous. Stamens 8, 2-seriate, included. Ovary subsessile, unilocular; style short; stigma capitate. Fruit dry, enclosed by the persistent calyx.

    A genus of about 20 species; E. Mediterranean, S. Europe, W. and C. Asia, NW. India, W. Pakistan and Turkey. Represented in W. Pakistan by 1 species only.

    Lower Taxon

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