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Specimen numbers are hyperlinked to records in the Consortium of California Herbaria data view where possible. Taxa are hyperlinked to entries in the Jepson Interchange via the "[Online Interchange]" link.


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]

Key to Parnassia

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


Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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