provided by Flora of Zimbabwe
Annual herbs. Leaves linear, crowded at the base or whorled. Stipules persistent, membranous. Inflorescences cymose, long-pedunculate, with whorled bracts at each node. Perianth segments 5, free, greenish. Stamens 5. Ovary superior, 3-locular, surrounded by a 5-lobed, nectariferous disk; each loculus with numerous ovules; stigmas 3. Fruit a membranous 3-locular capsule. Seeds without an appendage.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pharnaceum Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=553
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Pharnaceum: Brief Summary
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Pharnaceum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Molluginaceae, found in southern Africa. Some are annual or perennial herbs, others are shrubs or subshrubs.
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