Jepson eFlora
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Key to Plectritis

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1. Fruit winged or not, if winged then wing margins ± = thickness as wing body; spur tip generally enlarged; spur generally < 1/2 corolla tube length (occasionally ± 0) ..... P. congesta

2. Corolla 1.5–3.5 mm, white to pale pink; flower fragrance weak to 0 ..... subsp. brachystemon

2' Corolla 4–9.5 mm, pale to dark pink; flowers fragrant ..... subsp. congesta

1' Fruit winged, wing margins >= 2 × as thick as wing body; spur tip enlarged or not; spur generally >= 1/2 corolla tube length

3. Corolla 2-lipped, pink to dark pink, lower corolla lobes > upper, when fresh lower lip with 2 red spots; spur slender, pointed; immature fruit pink to brown; mature fruit wing margins > 3.5 × as thick as wing body, wing margins rolled inwards ..... P. ciliosa

3' Corolla ± radial, white to pale pink, corolla lobes ± equal, red spots 0; spur thick, blunt; immature fruit white; mature fruit wing margins 2–3.5 × as thick as wing body, wing margins spreading, not rolled inwards ..... P. macrocera

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