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DENDROMECON TREE POPPY
Shrub to small tree, evergreen; sap colorless. Leaf: simple, entire or minutely toothed. Inflorescence: terminal, 1-flowered. Flower: receptacle funnel-shaped around ovary base; sepals 2, shed at flower; petals 4(6), free, 2–3 cm, obovate or wedge-shaped, yellow, satiny, shed after flower; stamens many, free; placentas 2, style 0, stigma lobes 2, flat. Fruit: linear, dehiscent from base. Seed: many, 2–3 mm, obovate, smooth, brown or black; fleshy appendage present.
2 species: California, Baja California. (Greek: tree poppy)

Key to Dendromecon

1. Leaf 1.5–3 × longer than wide, entire, tip generally ± rounded-mucronate; Channel Islands ..... D. harfordii

1' Leaf 3–8 × longer than wide, minutely toothed, tip acute-mucronate; not Channel Islands ..... D. rigida

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