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Genus :

POLYCARPAEA

Family :

CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Annual or perennial erect herbs. Leaves narrow, linear, flat, opposite, stipules scarious. Flowers numerous in spreading or condensed cymes. Sepals 5, scarious, sometimes coloured. Petals 5, entire, 2-toothed or with erose margin. Stamens 5. Ovary 1-locular, ovules many, style slender, 3-fid. Fruit 3-valved capsule. Seeds ovoid or flat.