Fagonia

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Fagonia
Fagonia Arabica.jpg
Fagonia arabica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Zygophyllales
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamily: Zygophylloideae
Genus: Fagonia
L.[1]
Species

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Fagonia is a genus of flowering plants in the caltrop family, Zygophyllaceae. The roughly 18 species it contains are commonly known as fagonbushes. Their distribution includes parts of Africa, the Mediterranean Basin, and parts of the Americas.

Fagonia laevis is a perennial herb of the United States desert southwest. It has opposite leaves, trifoliate with spinescent stipules, a pink corolla and smooth fruits.

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus: Fagonia L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-06-18. Retrieved 2010-10-12. 
  2. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Fagonia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-10-12. 

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Mediterranean Species: