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PHOLISMA

George Yatskievych


Perennial herb, non-green, parasitic. Stem: < 1.5 m. Leaf: 5–25 mm, linear to triangular, glandular. Flower: 7–10 mm; ovary chambers 10–32. Fruit: capsule, ± circumscissile below middle.
3 species: southern California, western Arizona, northwestern Mexico. (Greek: scale, from scaly stem)

Key to Pholisma

1. Inflorescence spike or panicle, dense; calyx lobe glandular hairs < 0.5 mm ..... P. arenarium

1' Inflorescence head, concave; calyx lobe glandular hairs < 1.5 mm ..... P. sonorae

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