Calandrinia breweri facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCalandrinia breweri
Calandrinia breweri is a species of flowering plant in the family Montiaceae known by the common name Brewer's redmaids.
Calandrinia breweri is an annual herb producing thick, hairless stems up to 45 centimeters long which may grow upright or sprawl along the ground. The thick leaves are oval to spoon-shaped and up to 8 centimeters long.
The inflorescence is a raceme of bright red to pink flowers, each on a long pedicel. Each flower has generally five petals which are under half a centimeter long.
The fruit is a capsule containing 10 to 15 seeds which are finely bumpy under magnification.
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