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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
Sesuvium hydaspicum (Edgew.) M. L. Goncalves

[FTEA]

Aïzoaceae, C. Jeffrey. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Erect, decumbent or creeping succulent annual or perennial herbs or sub-shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, subopposite, or alternate, sessile or petiolate, linear, lanceolate, oblong, elliptic or ovate, entire, succulent
Morphology Leaves Stipules
Stipules absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary, sessile or pedunculate, bibracteolate, hermaphrodite, regular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx gamosepalous, 5-partite; calyx-lobes triangular, dorsally apiculate, green outside, coloured inside; calyx-tube short, obconical
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5-many, free or connate at the base, inserted in the mouth of the calyx-tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 2–5, superior, united; ovary 2–5-locular; styles 2–5; ovules many; placentation axile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a circumscissile capsule, the lid remaining whole
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds several to many, black.

[FZ]

Aizoaceae, M. L. Gonçalves. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

Morphology General Habit
Prostrate or semi-prostrate succulent annual or perennial herbs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, opposite or subopposite, usually petiolate and unequal, lanceolate, oblong or elliptic, entire, succulent, without stipules.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary, regular, hermaphrodite, sessile or pedunculate, 2-bracteolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth 5-partite; lobes triangular, spreading, dorsally apiculate behind the tip, green outside, pink or purple inside; tube short, obconical.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5–?, free, inserted at the mouth of the perianth-tube.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 2–3, superior, united; ovary 2–3-locular; styles 2–3; ovules ?; placentation axile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a conical circumscissile capsule, the lid pointed, remaining whole, thin-walled, the lower part thickened below the line of dehiscence or all over.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds several-?, black, rounded, with a prominent hilum, smooth or rugose.

Native to:

Alabama, Aldabra, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cabinda, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Chad, Chile North, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kenya, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Maryland, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Morocco, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Guinea, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Niger, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Phoenix Is., Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, South Carolina, South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Utah, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Virginia, Wake I., Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia, Western Sahara, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Iran, Lebanon-Syria

Sesuvium L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1058 (1759)

Accepted by

  • Bohley, K., Winter, P.J.D. & Kadereit, G. (2017). A revision of Sesuvium (Aizoaceae, Sesuvioideae) Systematic Botany 42: 124-147.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 2: 585.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Syst. Nat. ed. 10: 1058 (1759).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Syst. Nat., ed. 10: 1058 (1759)

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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