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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temperate & Subtropical to Tropical Mountains.

[FTEA]

Caryophyllaceae, W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1956

Morphology General Habit
Tufted, sometimes cushion-like, or procumbent herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves narrowly linear or subulate, exstipulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small and relatively inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 4–6, green
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals as many as sepals and alternating with them, or absent; when present white, often small and shorter than the sepals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens usually 5–10 but the number may vary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary unilocular, with an indefinite number of ovules; styles as many as the sepals and alternating with them
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule opening to the base into as many valves as there are styles.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Argentina Northeast, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil South, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Central European Rus, Chile Central, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, Føroyar, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Morocco, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Romania, Rwanda, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, Sinai, South Carolina, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Cape Provinces, Chile South, Colombia, Crozet Is., Ecuador, Falkland Is., Free State, Guatemala, Iowa, Kerguelen, KwaZulu-Natal, Malaya, Marion-Prince Edward, Mauritius, Mexico Southeast, New Hampshire, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., Peru, Rhode I., Réunion, South Georgia, St.Helena, Tristan da Cunha, Venezuela, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Sagina L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cruttwell [790], Papua New Guinea 9044.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 128 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 142.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 62 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl. 128 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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