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OZOMELIS

Michael S. Park & Douglas E. Soltis


Plant minutely glandular; rhizome scaly; bulblets 0. Leaf: basal, occasionally 1 cauline; petioles with long, downward-pointing, gland-tipped, white hairs, occasionally lacking in youngest leaves; blade ovate to round, ± lobed, base ± cordate. Inflorescence: spike-like raceme, ± 1-sided, blooming from base to tip; bracts generally scale-like. Flower: hypanthium widely obconic to bell-shaped, ± fused to ovary; sepals mucronate, gland at tip; petals not clawed, lobes [0]3[5] at tip; stamens 5, alternate petals; pistil 1, ovary generally > 1/2-inferior, chamber 1, placentas 2, parietal, stigmas unlobed, ± sessile. Fruit: capsule, becoming widely dehiscent. Seed: many, red-brown to black, minutely papillate.
± 3 species: temperate western North America. (Greek: odor of honey, from flower)

Key to Ozomelis

1. Leaf blade ovate, lobes ± deep, generally ± entire; petal lobes narrowly triangular; occasionally 1 leaf cauline ..... O. diversifolia

1' Leaf blade ± round, lobes ± shallow, teeth generally round; petal lobes ± elliptic; leaves all basal ..... O. trifida

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