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Key to Chlorogalum

View taxon page for Chlorogalum

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

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

1. Flowers open during day

2. Perianth white or ± pink; flowers, buds 2–several per node ..... C. parviflorum

2' Perianth deep blue to purple; flowers, buds 1 per node ..... C. purpureum

3. Inflorescence 25–40 cm ..... var. purpureum

3' Inflorescence 10–20 cm ..... var. reductum

1' Flowers open in evening

4. Leaf 2–5 mm wide, margin ± flat ..... C. angustifolium

4' Leaf 4–25 mm wide, margin generally wavy

5. Pedicels 2–5 mm, << perianth ..... C. grandiflorum

5' Pedicels 5–35 mm, ± >= perianth ..... C. pomeridianum

6. Bulb coat membranous or with few coarse fibers ..... var. minus

6' Bulb coat not membranous, with many coarse fibers

7. Inflorescence < 40 cm, ± prostrate or branches spreading from base ..... var. divaricatum

7' Inflorescence 50–250 cm, erect ..... var. pomeridianum


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