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Glinus oppositifolius (Bitter cumin) W2 IMG 0463.jpg
Glinus oppositifolius at Pocharam lake, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Molluginaceae
Genus: Glinus

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Glinus is a genus of tropical and subtropical plants in the family Molluginaceae. Plants of this genus are sometimes called sweetjuice. They are squat annual herbs with fuzzy to hairy green herbage. The fruit is a capsule containing many kidney-shaped seeds. Some species are used as herbal remedies and some are eaten as food.

Selected species

External links

  • Jepson Manual Treatment

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