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Key to Themidaceae

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1. Perianth parts ± free at base, not forming obvious tube

2. Filaments basally dilated, fused to form nectar cup, distally thread-like ..... BLOOMERIA

2' Filaments thread-like to dilated, occasionally overlapped or fused but not forming cup ..... MUILLA

1' Perianth parts fused at base, forming obvious tube

3. Stamens 3, equal (or 6, 3 smaller in Dichelostemma capitatum)

4. Scape generally straight; staminodes (0)3, alternate 3 stamens; filaments generally not forming crown-like tube ..... BRODIAEA

4' Scape generally curved, twisted, or twining; staminodes 0 (3, stamen-like in Dichelostemma volubile); filaments forming crown-like tube outside anthers ..... DICHELOSTEMMA

3' Stamens 6, equal or not

5. Filaments fused into tube with appendages forming crown ..... ANDROSTEPHIUM

5' Filaments free, appendages forming crown or generally 0 ..... TRITELEIA


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