2452.000 Drymaria Willd. ex Schult.

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Stipules (in ours) deeply fringed. Leaves opposite. Flowers solitary in leaf axils or in loose cymes at ends of branches, Sepals (4-)5. Petals (4-)5, deeply 2-fid, the lobes themselves sometimes lobed. Stamens 5 or fewer. Styles united below, with 3 arms. Capsule 3-valved.

Worldwide: 48 spp., 46 from W USA to Patagonia, one on the Galapagos and one pantropical (D. cordata).

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Drymaria cordata var. cordata

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cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. var. cordata C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Drymaria:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Drymaria
Flora of Zambia: Drymaria

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Drymaria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Drymaria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Drymaria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Drymaria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Drymaria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Drymaria.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=570, retrieved 21 December 2014

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