Theligonum cynocrambe: Developmental morphology of a peculiar rubiaceous herb

@article{Rutishauser2004TheligonumCD,
  title={Theligonum cynocrambe: Developmental morphology of a peculiar rubiaceous herb},
  author={Rolf Rutishauser and Louis P. Ronse Decraene and Erik Smets and Ilse Mendoza-Heuer},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={210},
  pages={1-24}
}
The annual Mediterranean herbTheligonum cynocrambe shows a peculiar combination of morphological characters, e.g., switch from decussate to spiral phyllotaxis with 90–100° divergence, combined with a change from interpetiolar to lateral stipules, anemophily, lack of calyx, flowers often dimerous to trimerous, corolla fused in both male and female flowers, male flowers extra-axillary, with 2–19 stamens per flower, female flowers axillary, with inferior uniovulate ovary, basilateral style and… 

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