Forsskaolea L.
  • Opobals. Decl. 17. 1764. (22 Dec 1764)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Forsskaolea L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000014950. Accessed on: 16 Oct 2021'

Morphology

Annual or perennial herbs or shrublets, monoecious, often covered with hispid hairs

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    Leaves alternate, petiolate, variously serrate; cystoliths dot-like, prominent; stipules lateral, free

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    Female flowers few at centre of inflorescence, without perianth; ovary erect; stigma sessile and filiform

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    Achene ovate, covered by woolly indumentum.

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    Inflorescences bisexual, rarely unisexual (♀), sessile in leaf-axils, enclosed in a campanulate involucre of bracts; bracts almost completely covered by long dense woolly indumentum (but hairs at base of bracts long and stiff), lanceolate, ovate or obovate, free or fused at base

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    Male flowers pedicellate, mostly near edge of inflorescence; perianth irregularly 3-lobed; stamen 1, inflexed, later reflexing; rudimentary ovary absent

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      Bibliography

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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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    Urticaceae
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).