Annual or perennial herbs, usually (in ours) prostrate. Ochreae present. Leaves small compared to Persicaria. Inflorescences all axillary, each with 6 or fewer flowers; bracts similar to the leaves. Perianth segments 4, petaloid, not enlarging in fruit. Stamens 8. Styles 3, free; nut 3-angled. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra BallingsSee more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
1.84%4 of 217 accepted Species.
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.