Oligomeris Cambess.
  • Voy. Inde 4(Bot.): 23. 1844[1839].
  • Whitepuff [Greek oligos, few, and meros, part, alluding to fewer stamens and petals than in other genera of family]


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Oligomeris Cambess. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000026743. Accessed on: 27 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs annual, biennial, or perennial. Leaves alternate or fasciculate, linear, entire. Flowers borne in terminal spikes, whitish. Sepals 4-parted. Petals 2, free or connate at base. Stamens 3-8, free or connate at base; disc absent. Ovary 4-angled; placentas 4, parietal; ovules numerous. Capsule angled. Seeds numerous.

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    Herbs, annual [biennial], or perennial. Stems erect to ascending, branched basally. Leaves not rosulate; alternate (sometimes fasciculate); petiolate, petiole shorter than blade, winged; blade margins usually entire, sometimes toothed near base, teeth 1-2, hyaline. Inflorescences usually dense spikes (or spikelke racemes). Pedicels absent or nearly so. Flowers: sepals persistent, 2-4(-5), distinct, equal; petals 2-3[-5], distinct or basally connate, margins entire or shallowly incised; intrastaminal nectary-discs absent; stamens 3-4[-10]; filaments persistent, distinct or basally connate; ovaries 4(-5)-carpelled. Capsules erect, angled, subglobose to obovoid, walls membranous. Seeds smooth (glossy). x = 15.

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    Synonyms

    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Whitepuff [Greek oligos, few, and meros, part, alluding to fewer stamens and petals than in other genera of family]

     Information From

    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Flora of North America Association
    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Resedaceae
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).