Stellaria discolor Turcz.
  • Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 11: 88 (1838) 

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2024): Stellaria discolor Turcz. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 26 Feb 2024'

General Information

Herbs perennial, glabrous. Stems ascending, quadrangular, 10--40 cm tall, branched, glabrous; sterile axillary branches present. Leaves sessile, lanceolate, 3--4(--5) cm × 3--6(--8) mm, abaxially green, both surfaces glabrous, midvein raised abaxially, base rounded or cuneate, apex acuminate. Flowers in terminal cymes, axillary on rachillae; peduncles long; bracts white, ovate-lanceolate, 2--3(--6) mm, membranous, apex long acuminate. Pedicel 1--1.5 cm. Sepals 5, lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, 3-veined, margin membranous, apex long acuminate. Petals 5, shorter to slightly longer than sepals, 2-cleft nearly to base. Stamens 10, shorter than petals; anthers purplish or yellow-brown. Ovary ovoid-globose; styles 3, linear. Capsule slightly shorter than to as long as persistent sepals, 6-valved. Seeds brown, ovoid, slightly compressed, tuberculate. Fl. Apr--Jul, fr. Jun--Aug.

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