Pseudostellaria

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Pseudostellaria
Pseudostellariajamesiana.jpg
Pseudostellaria jamesiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Pseudostellaria
Pax
Species

16 to 20[1]

Pseudostellaria is a genus of flowering plants in the pink family. There are up to 20 species, most of which occur in Asia. They are similar to Stellaria, differing in the morphology of the roots and fruit capsules and having shallower notches in the petals.[2]

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rabeler, R. K. & R. L. Hartman. (2002). Pseudostellaria sierrae (Caryophyllaceae), a new species from California. Novon 12:1 82-6.
  2. ^ Flora of North America