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14. Pseudocerastium C. Y. Wu, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 20: 395. 1998.

假卷耳属 jia juan er shu

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial. Stems erect or ascending. Leaves ovate to obovate-spatulate; stipules absent. Inflorescence a leafy dichasium; bracts immediately subtending calyx absent. Sepals 5. Petals 5, white, deeply bifid. Stamens 10. Ovary 1-loculed; ovules numerous; styles 5, opposite sepals, attached to deciduous disc. Capsule shortly cylindric, dehiscing with 10 apical teeth. Seeds numerous, reniform, tuberculate; embryo curved.

* One species.

(Authors: Lu Dequan; Richard K. Rabeler)


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