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Key to Aliciella

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

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

1. Basal leaf blades 1–7 cm wide, obovate, coarsely dentate, teeth needle-like; filaments (at least longest) papillate

2. Stamens attached in lower throat; corolla lobes pink or magenta adaxially, pale pink abaxially; annual ..... A. latifolia subsp. latifolia

2' Stamens attached near base of tube, filaments 4 short, 1 long; corolla lobes magenta; perennial herb ..... A. ripleyi

1' Basal leaf blades generally <= 2 cm wide, lanceolate (oblanceolate to obovate for Aliciella triodon), pinnate-divided, entire, or if dentate then teeth mucronate but not needle-like; filaments smooth

3. Corolla throat ± constricted near mouth; corolla lobes 3-toothed, central tooth generally longest ..... A. triodon

3' Corolla throat widened near mouth; corolla lobes lanceolate- to ovate- or ± truncate-acuminate

4. Corolla lobes truncate-acuminate

5. Pedicels >> calyx; branches ± spreading; fruit spheric ..... A. humillima

5' Pedicels of 2 lengths, terminal < calyx, axillary > calyx; branches ascending; fruit narrowly ellipsoid ..... A. leptomeria

4' Corolla lobes lanceolate- to ovate-acuminate

6. Corolla generally 2–3.5 mm, pedicels >> calyx, spreading or recurved; fruit ± spheric ..... A. micromeria

6' Corolla generally 4.5–14 mm; pedicels of 2 lengths, terminal < calyx, axillary > calyx, all straight, ascending to erect (nodding in bud in A. monoensis); fruit ellipsoid or ovoid

7. Basal leaves 1–2 × pinnate-divided (in depauperate plants dentate but then midrib narrow) glandular hairs on basal leaves long

8. Corolla glandular-puberulent abaxially ..... A. hutchinsifolia

8' Corolla glabrous abaxially ..... A. monoensis (2)

7' Basal leaves dentate, serrate, or ± 1-pinnate-divided (if dentate then midrib wide); glandular hairs on basal leaves short, at least abaxially

9. Basal leaves adaxially glabrous ..... A. lottiae

9' Basal leaves adaxially glandular-puberulent ..... A. monoensis (2)


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