Krauseola Pax & K. Hoffm.

Wild, H. (1960-1) Caryophyllaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2)

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs with a sparse indumentum of branched hairs; stems erect or diffuse. Leaves opposite but usually arranged in false whorls, subsessile, obovate to narrowly oblanceolate, entire; stipules scarious. Flowers several in loose or compact cymes. Sepals 9–13, spirally arranged, imbricate. Petals 5–8, hyaline, much shorter than the sepals. Stamens 5–8, alternating with the petals. Ovary with numerous ovules; style with 5 stigmatic arms. Capsule 5-valved. Seeds numerous.

Worldwide: 2 species.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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mosambicina (Moss) Pax & K. Hoffm.M

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External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Krauseola
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Krauseola
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Krauseola
Wikipedia: Krauseola
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Krauseola
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Krauseola

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Krauseola., retrieved 1 December 2021

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