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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cape Verde to India.
Caylusea hexagyna

[FTEA]

Resedaceae, J. Elffers And P. Taylor. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1958

Morphology General Habit
Annual or short-lived perennial herbs, often branched, prostrate or erect, glabrous or hairy
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire, linear to elliptic, flat or undulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers densely racemose, white; pedicels bracteate at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5- partite
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5, deciduous, inserted at the base of the disc, simple or laciniate, dilated inside at the base of the limb into a membranous appendage
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc elevated, patelliform, fleshy, adaxially dilated
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 10–15, inserted on the disc; filaments papillose or hispid; anthers declinate, 2-celled, dehiscing longitudinally
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary stipitate on the disc, of 5–6 whorled carpels, connate at the base; ovules numerous, clustered at the carpel-bases
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles open, spreading stellately, ciliate-hispid on the margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds few.

Native to:

Algeria, Cape Verde, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Palestine, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Western Sahara, Yemen

Caylusea A.St.-Hil. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Deux. Mém. Réséd.: 29 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • 2e Mém. Réséd. 29 (1837), nom. conserve.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0