Kirilowia Bunge

Kuehn, U., 1993, Chenopodiaceae, The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 253-281: 269

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Kirilowia Bunge


25. Kirilowia Bunge 

Kirilowia Bunge, Delect. Sem. Hort. Dorpat 1843: 7 (1843)

Annual herbs. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered axillary clusters, these in spiciform infloresences, densely covered with subappressed hairs, bisexual, rarely pistillate; perianth cup-shaped, with 4-5 erect teeth; stamens 4-5; stigmas 2. Pericarp free, membranous; seeds vertical; embryo annular or horseshoe-shaped, Zn = 18. Two spp., C and SW Asia.