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Paramollugo cuneifolia (Griseb.) Thulin

Comprehensive Description

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Mollugo cuneifolia (Griseb.) Urban, Ark. Bot. 22A 17 : 14. 1929
Mollugo nudicaulis cuneifolia Griseb. Cat. PI. Cub. 22. 1S66.
A i>erennial herb, 6-13 Cm. high, with a woody caudex; leaves all basal, distichously alternate, crowded on short branches of the caudex, round-spatulate or subcttneate, 14-18 mm. long, 6-14 mm. broad, coriaceous, rather prominently few-veined; cymes long-peduncled, the peduncles 5-7 cm. long, obscurely grooved; bracts small, 1.4-1.6 mm. long; outer sepals elliptic or oblong-elliptic, the inner ovate, 3 mm. long, 1—1.3 mm. broad; stamens 4 or 5, the filaments 1.5—1.8 mm. long, connate at the base; capsule ovate or elliptic-ovate, 2.2-5 mm. long, 1.2-1.3 mm. in diameter, 12-20-seeded; seeds reniform, 0.6-0.7 mm. long, 0.5 mm. broad, minutely granulate, black.
Type locality: Near Baracoa, Oriente, Cuba. Distribution: Cuba.
bibliographic citation
Percy Wilson, Per Axel Rydberg. 1932. CHENOPODIALES. North American flora. vol 21(4). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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