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Pimelea punicea (Pimelea punicea)


Plants in the�genus�Pimelea�are�herbs�or small shrubs usually with leaves arranged in opposite pairs. The leaves are usually paler on the lower surface and the�petiole�is usually very short. The flowers are usually arranged in groups on the ends of the branches and have no�petals�but four petal-like�sepals�and two�stamens. The�ovary�has a single�ovule�and the�fruit�is usually a�nut�containing a single seed.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Pimelea