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Monotypic; description and distribution as for the species below.

Notes. An interesting genus showing affinities to both Brassicaceae and Capparaceae. In its actinomorphic flowers, cruciform corolla, presence of 6 stamens and winged fruits it. resembles Brassicaceae, especially the tribe Euclidieae. But in its bracteate racemes, non-tetradynamous stamens and presence of a very short gynophore it approaches Capparaceae. Pollen grains are akin to colpate type of Cleome.

Literature. BHANDARI, M. M. (1978) Flora of Indian Deserts, p. 43. IAN, C. HEDGB & J. LAMMOND (1970) In: Rcchinger, K. H. Flora lranica 68: 12 - 13. JAFRI, S.M.H. (1973) In: Flora of West Pakistan 34: 17, f.4. A - C. JAIN, S. K. (1960) The genus Dipterygium Decsne in India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 2: 171.

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