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Beryl B. Simpson

Perennial herb, [subshrub], shrub. Leaf: 2-pinnate, leaf odd-pinnate, 1° leaflets even-pinnate. Inflorescence: lateral or terminal. Flower: ± bilateral; sepals ± free, equal; petals ± equal, yellow to orange-red; stamens 10, exserted, free, filaments often glandular. Fruit: dehiscent or not. Seed: several.
21 species: southern United States, Mexico, also Peru to Argentina. (J. Centurius, Count of Hoffmannsegg, Germany, 1766–1849) [Simpson 1999 Lundellia 2:14–54]
Unabridged references: [Isely 1975 Mem New York Bot Gard 25:162–168]

Key to Hoffmannseggia

1. Perennial herb; 1° leaflets 3–13, terminal <= lateral; fruit indehiscent ..... H. glauca

1' Shrub; 1° leaflets 3, terminal > lateral; fruit dehiscent ..... H. microphylla


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