Directory       News       Site Map       Home
         
    Jepson eFlora
Key to families | Table of families and genera

Specimen numbers are hyperlinked to records in the Consortium of California Herbaria data view where possible. Taxa are hyperlinked to entries in the Jepson Interchange via the "[Online Interchange]" link.

 

CORONILLA
[Annual] perennial herb, small shrub, unarmed. Leaf: alternate, odd-1-pinnate (simple); stipules generally conspicuous, free or fused; leaflets generally 3–several. Inflorescence: axillary umbel, peduncled, flowers generally 10–20. Flower: corolla white or pink to purple to yellow; 9 filaments fused, 1 free; style glabrous. Fruit: indehiscent, linear to lanceolate, segments 1–12. Seed: several.
± 25 species: Mediterranean, northern Africa, central and southern Europe to western Asia, naturalized elsewhere. (Latin: small crown, for shape of inflorescence) [Sokoloff 2003 Bot Zhurn 88:108–113] Coronilla valentina L. subsp. glauca (L.) Batt. (perennial herb, small shrub; corolla yellow) is a waif in Peninsular Ranges.
Unabridged references: [Lassen 1989 Willdenowia 19:49–62; Sokoloff 2003 Bot Zhurn 88:108–113]

Key to Coronilla

1. Perennial herb, small shrub; heads 4–10(12)-flowered; corolla yellow ..... [C. valentina subsp. glauca]

1' Perennial herb; heads generally 10–20-flowered; corolla white or pink to purple ..... C. varia

Contact/Feedback

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
We encourage links to these pages, but the content may not be downloaded for reposting, repackaging, redistributing, or sale in any form, without written permission from The Jepson Herbarium.