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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics.

[FZ]

Caryophyllaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Dichotomously branching herbs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves flat, opposite (in our species petiolate); stipules small, often caducous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small, solitary in the leaf-axils or in usually rather loose cymes at the ends of the branches.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals (4) 5, sometimes with a scarious margin.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals (4) 5, deeply bifid, the lobes sometimes themselves lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5 or fewer by abortion, ± perigynous, filaments shortly connate at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary 1-locular, 2-?-ovulate; style with 3 stigmatic arms.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 3-valved.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves flat, opposite, with small stipules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small, solitary, in the axils of leaves or forming a cyme terminal to the branches; receptacle slightly perigynous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals (4–) 5, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals (4–) 5, deeply bisegmented
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5 or fewer, filaments shortly connate at base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary unilocular with 2-numerous ovules; styles 3, connate below
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule with 3 valves.

Native to:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chile North, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malawi, Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Bahamas, Central American Pac, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Florida, Georgia, Haiti, Hawaii, Jamaica, Japan, Kazan-retto, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Malaya, Mauritius, Mississippi, New Caledonia, Ogasawara-shoto, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Society Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

Drymaria Willd. ex Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 5: xxxi (1819)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 143.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in L., Syst. Veg., ed. nov. 5: XXXI, 406 (1819).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Syst. Veg. 5: p. xxxi (1819)

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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