Caryophyllaceae

Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Distribution
Caryophyllaceae (rights holder:)

Chickweed Family

Annual or perennial herbs or shrublets. Stipules present, scarious. Leaves opposite and often falsely whorled. Inflorescence a dense cyme. Flowers usually inconspicuous, bisexual, actinomorphic, 5-merous. Sepals free. Petals present (in ours). Ovary 1-locular. Style 1. Fruit an indehiscent nutlet, 1-2-seeded, included in the persistent calyx. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Genera
Taxonomic Completion
19.78%
18 of 91 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
9a612d33-2249-4722-8477-9ded722c3d9e
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
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