Samiksha Jaiswal

Cressa (plant)

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Convolvulaceae
Higher classification  Convolvulaceae
Order  Solanales
Scientific name  Cressa
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Cressa cretica, Convolvulaceae, Cressa truxillensis, Jacquemontia, Bonamia

Cressa is a genus of plants in the morning glory family known generally as alkaliweeds. These plants are native to the tropical and subtropical areas of the world. They are clumpy and low-growing but usually have erect stems covered white-haired, green leaves. They produce tiny white flowers about half a centimeter across.

There are four species in the genus.

Species include:

  • Cressa australis
  • Cressa cretica
  • Cressa nudicaulis
  • Cressa truxillensis
  • References

    Cressa (plant) Wikipedia

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