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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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Stem: erect; branches 0 or few.
Leaf: alternate, widely lanceolate, entire; veins pinnate.
Inflorescence: crowded; flowers 1 in axils.
Flower: calyx lobes 5, ± equal; corolla base sac-like, lips flaring, ± fan-shaped, lower lip base swollen, closing throat; stamens 2, included, anther sacs 1 per stamen, staminodes 2.
Fruit: obliquely ovoid, fragile; chambers dehiscent by 1–2 large pores near tip.
Seed: ovate, flat, smooth; wing incurved, ± cup-shaped.
2 species: sw US, n Mex. (Mojave River, where first collected by John Frémont) [Oyama & Baum 2004 Amer J Bot 91:918–925] Best included in Antirrhinum (name in Antirrhinum unavailable for Mohavea breviflora).
1. Corolla 15–20 mm, dark yellow ..... M. breviflora
1' Corolla 25–35 mm, ± yellow to white ..... M. confertiflora
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