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Genus Agrostemma Family Caryophyllaceae

Description: Annual herbs.

Leaves opposite; stipules absent.

Flowers solitary on long peduncles. Calyx tubular, with 5 long linear leaf-like teeth and 10 veins. Petals 5. Stamens 10. Ovary 1-locular; styles 5.

Capsule dehiscing by 5 teeth.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 2 species, Europe & Asia. Australia: 1 species (naturalized).

Text by A. Doust
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Agrostemma githago

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