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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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Annual [ perennial herb, shrub], hairy, glandular.
Stem: generally decumbent, much-branched.
Leaf: alternate ( proximal-most sometimes opposite), generally entire, ± sessile; veins pinnate.
Inflorescence: flower 1 in axils; pedicel straight.
Flower: calyx segments 5, ± free, equal; corolla tube with conic or cylindric spur at base, lower lip base swollen, closing mouth; stamens 4, staminode minute.
Fruit: ± spheric; chambers equal, circumscissile.
Seed: many, 0.3–1.3 mm, ± netted or ridged.
± 9 species: Eur, Medit., w Asia. (Jean Kickx father and/or son, 17th, 18th century Belgian professors) [Ghebrehiwet 2001 Nord J Bot 20:655–690]
Unabridged references: [Sutton 1988 A revision of the tribe Antirrhineae. Oxford Univ Press]
1. Proximal leaves ovate to hastate, distal leaves hastate to sagittate ..... K. elatine
1' Lvs narrowly to widely ovate or subcordate throughout ..... K. spuria
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