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Star Stalk

Oxygonum sinuatum (Hochst. & Steud. ex Meisn.) Damm.

Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings   cc-by-nc

Oxygonum sinuatum (Star Stalk) is a species of annual herb in the family Polygonaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Southern Africa. They have simple leaves and achenes.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Star stalk. View this species on GBIF