Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4, vol. 3. 1754
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 383. Mentioned on page 380, 381.
Herbs, annual, to 6 m. Stems erect, branched, not jointed, slender, glabrous or sparsely pilose. Leaves scattered along new growth, not clustered distally, often appressed to stem when young, sessile or subsessile; blade linear to linear-lanceolate, surfaces glabrous. Inflorescences axillary, solitary flowers or cymose clusters, sessile [shortly pedicellate]; bracts 2, [linear] lanceolate, often with tuft of white hairs. Flowers: hypanthium tubular or urceolate; calyx 4-lobed, lobes spreading; petals absent; disc minute or absent; stamens 8, included or distal whorl partially exserted, adnate to hypanthium; style slightly exserted; stigma capitate. Fruits capsular, green, becoming black, hard, enclosed by persistent hypanthium.
Europe, w Asia, n Africa.
Species 30 (1 in the flora).
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Facts about "Thymelaea"
|Author||Lorin I. Nevling Jr. + and Kerry Barringer +|
|Distribution||Europe +, W Asia + and N Africa. +|
|Illustrator||Linny Heagy +|
|Publication title||Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. +|
|Publication year||1754 +|
|Reference||pohl1955a + and tan1980a +|
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|Special status||Introduced +|
|Taxon family||Thymelaeaceae +|
|Taxon name||Thymelaea +|
|Taxon parent||Thymelaeaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 6 +|