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Annual to shrub [ vine].
Leaf: simple, generally in basal rosette ( cauline), entire or lobed.
Inflorescence: raceme, cyme, or panicle ( head-like in Armeria), generally scapose.
Flower: bisexual, radial, generally small; calyx tubular, generally membranous or partly scarious, lobes 5, persistent; petals 5, ± free to ± fused, clawed, ± intertwined; stamens 5, opposite petals, occasionally epipetalous; ovary superior, generally 5-lobed or -ribbed, chamber and ovule 1, styles 5, occasionally fused.
Fruit: utricle, achene, or capsule, ± enclosed in calyx.
27 genera, ± 1000 species: ± worldwide, especially Medit, w&c Asia. [Lledo et al. 1998 Syst Bot 23:21–29] Some cultivated as ornamental (Limonium used as dried flower). —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Key to Plumbaginaceae
Leaf: many, sessile, linear [to lanceolate], entire; veins 1–7, parallel.
Inflorescence: head-like, on unbranched, scapose peduncle; involucre sheathing, recurved; bracts subtending individual flowers.
Flower: calyx 10-ribbed; styles fused at base, hairy.
± 50 species: North America, Eur, Medit, s South America. (Latin, from Old French: name for a dianthus with spheric heads) [Fuertes Aguilar & Nieto Feliner 2003 Molec Phylogen Evol 28:430–447]
Unabridged references: [Lefebre & Vekemans 1995 Canad J Bot 73:1583–1595; Porsild 1955 Natl Mus Canada Bull 135:170–174]
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