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Annual to subshrub; hairs needle-like, barbed, occasionally stinging.
Leaf: alternate [ opposite], generally ± pinnate-lobed; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: cyme, raceme.
Flower: bisexual, radial; sepals generally 5, generally persistent; petals generally 5, free or fused to each other or filament tube; stamens 5–many, filaments thread-like to flat, occasionally fused at base or in clusters; petal-like staminodes occasionally present; pistil 1, ovary inferior, chamber generally 1, placentas generally 3, parietal, style 1.
Fruit: capsule or achene.
18+ genera, 250 species: especially Am (Africa, Pacific). [Ernst & Thompson 1963 J Arnold Arbor 44:138–142] —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Key to Loasaceae
Previous taxon: Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
Next taxon: Eucnide
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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