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This text currently parallels The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition that is now available at the University of California Press.
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Leaf: basal, blade ovate to reniform, entire, base tapered to cordate.
Flower: petals white, with yellow, green or gray-brown lines.
± 70 species (Mount Parnassus, Greece)
Unabridged references: [R.B. Phillips 1980, Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ of California, Berkeley]
1. Petals entire
2. Petals 1.5–2 × sepals; staminode lobes (7)9–27 ..... P. palustris
2' Petals 1–1.5 × sepals; staminode lobes < 7(9) ..... P. parviflora
1' Petals fringed basally
3. Staminode lobes oblong, tips flat, round; calyx lobes irregularly small-dentate to short-fringed ..... P. fimbriata
3' Staminode lobes thread-like to linear, tips spheric; calyx lobes entire to minute-dentate ..... P. cirrata
4. Larger petals 3.3–5.2(7) mm wide, longer fringe segments (3.3)3.5–6.5 mm ..... var. cirrata
4' Larger petals (4)5–10 mm wide, longer fringe segments 1–3(3.5) mm ..... var. intermedia
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