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Annual [perennial herb, shrub], glabrous or hairy. Stem: prostrate to erect. Leaf: simple, generally basal and cauline, alternate, opposite, or whorled, entire, (fleshy), petioled [not]; stipules 0 or small, deciduous. Inflorescence: axillary or terminal cyme [umbel] or flowers 1; flowers pedicelled or not. Flower: generally bisexual, small, radial; sepals 4–5, free or fused, persistent; corolla 0 or small (= staminodes); stamens 2–25, free or fused basally, on hypanthium, alternate sepals, petal-like or not; nectary a ring; ovary superior, chambers 3–5, placentas generally axile, styles 1 or 3–5, generally free. Fruit: 3–5-valved capsule [achene]. Seed: 1 or more per chamber, reniform to lenticular, arilled or not.
14 genera, 125 species: generally tropics, subtropics, especially Africa. [Boetsch 2002 Castanea 67:42–53] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Boetsch, J. R. 2002. The Aizoaceae and Molluginaceae of the southeastern United States. Castanea 67: 42–53.]
Key to Molluginaceae
Annual, hairs generally forked or stellate. Stem: prostrate to ascending, branched from base. Leaf: whorled [alternate], entire [toothed]; blade base tapered, tip broadly rounded to acute; stipules 0. Inflorescence: axillary, flowers 3–15, pedicel 0–3 mm. Flower: flask- or bell-shaped; sepals 5, fused basally, margins wide-scarious; petals 0 [5–20]; stamens 3–20, free or fused in groups, outer sterile; style 0 or short, stigmas 3–5. Fruit: 3–5-valved, included in calyx, ellipsoid. Seed: many, minute, smooth or tubercled; aril coiled around seed.Key to Glinus
6 species: tropics, subtropics. (Greek: sweet juice)
Stem: 0.8–5 dm. Leaf: petiole 1–7 mm; blade 0.5–2.5 cm, obovate to elliptic, green to gray-green. Inflorescence: flowers 3–11. Flower: sepals 4.1–7 mm, lance-oblong, keeled, stellate-tomentose. Fruit: 3–3.5 mm. Seed: 0.4–0.5 mm, red- to gold-brown.
2n=18. Uncommon. Moist or seasonally dry margins of wetlands; 100–450 m. Sacramento Valley, Peninsular Ranges; to Louisiana; native to tropical America. Jun–Sep [Online Interchange]
Previous taxon: Glinus lotoides
Next taxon: Mollugo
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Mar 29 2015
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Glinus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=27054, accessed on Mar 29 2015
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