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Key to Keckiella

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(For a list of species in Keckiella, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Corolla bright pink to red or red-orange, tube 16–25 mm, throat indistinct

2. Leaves ± opposite

3. Leaf base rounded to cordate; anther sacs 1.1–1.5 mm ..... K. cordifolia

3' Leaf base wedge-shaped; anther sacs 0.9–1 mm ..... K. corymbosa

2' Leaves generally whorled in 3s (occasionally few opposite) ..... K. ternata

4. Calyx glandular, 3.8–5.5 mm ..... var. septentrionalis

4' Calyx glabrous, 4.5–7.2 mm ..... var. ternata

1' Corolla white, yellow, or brown-purple, short tube and distinct throat together 4–11 mm

5. Corolla 10–15 mm, tube + throat > upper lip

6. Inflorescence a panicle; flowers pedicelled; anther sac valves spreading widely; staminode densely hairy; young stems glabrous, glaucous ..... K. lemmonii

6' Inflorescence spike-like; flowers ± sessile; anther sac valves barely spreading; staminode glabrous near tip; young stems densely short-hairy, green ..... K. rothrockii

7. Corolla 13–15 mm, sparsely long-hairy; leaves green, becoming glabrous ..... var. jacintensis

7' Corolla 10–12 mm, becoming glabrous; leaves canescent ..... var. rothrockii

5' Corolla 12–23 mm, tube + throat < upper lip

8. Staminode densely yellow-hairy; corolla yellow; anther sacs 1.1–1.8 mm ..... K. antirrhinoides

9. Calyx 3–6 mm, lobes widely ovate, tips obtuse to acute; plant finely hairy; anther sacs 1.4–1.8 mm ..... var. antirrhinoides

9' Calyx 5.5–9 mm, lobes lanceolate, tips acute to acuminate; plant canescent; anther sacs 1.1–1.5 mm ..... var. microphylla

8' Staminode glabrous near tip; corolla white, cream, or rose-tinged; anther sacs 0.6–0.8 mm ..... K. breviflora

10. Calyx glandular ..... var. breviflora

10' Calyx glabrous ..... var. glabrisepala


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