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Phuopsis stylosa
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Phuopsis stylosa

Synonyms -

Popular names - crosswort Caucasian.

Distribution and Habitat - native to eastern Turkey and northern Iran.

Description - annual or perennial grass. Stems 30-70 cm, yellow-green, procumbent, four-edged, ribbed, branched. Verticilate arranged leaves, lamina 7-30 x 2-4 mm, pale green or yellow-green, linear to linear-lanceolate, top acuminata, margin entire, Sesi. Flowers 4-7 mm in diameter, in bunches with terminal terminal bracts, bracts 12-15 x 2-4 mm, linear or linear-lanceolate, acuminata, calyx small, Corola 12-15 mm, dark pink, tubular, 5 lobed, ovata, five stamens, anthers dark pink. 2n = 20, 22.

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