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Key to Dichelostemma

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1. Perianth tube cylindric, >= 20 mm; inflorescence open; perianth tube red, lobes yellow-green ..... D. ida-maia

1' Perianth tube cylindric to ± spheric, < 20 mm; inflorescence dense; perianth tube pink or not but not red, lobes not yellow-green

2. Scape twining; perianth pink (white); staminodes 3, stamen-like, alternate stamens ..... D. volubile

2' Scape straight or ± curved; perianth blue, purple, or white; staminodes 0

3. Stamens 6, unequal; perianth tube not narrowed above ovary ..... D. capitatum

4. Bracts generally dark purple (paler, striped dark purple); flowers 6–15; pedicels 1–15 mm, generally < bracts ..... subsp. capitatum

4' Bracts ± white or streaked purple; flowers 2–5; pedicels 6–35 mm, > bracts ..... subsp. pauciflorum

3' Stamens 3, equal; perianth tube narrowed above ovary or ± so

5. Perianth crown deep-notched; inflorescence raceme-like; perianth tube ± narrowed above ovary ..... D. congestum

5' Perianth crown truncate or rounded; inflorescence umbel-like; perianth tube narrowed above ovary ..... D. multiflorum


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