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Key to Cistaceae

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1. Petals white (often drying ± yellow) or rose to purple, with red or yellow near base or not; leaves generally linear or elliptic to ovate, generally opposite; fruit valves 5–12 ..... CISTUS

1' Petals yellow; leaves generally linear to lanceolate or oblanceolate, alternate or opposite; fruit valves generally 3

2. Perennial herb or subshrub (sometimes flowering in first year); basal leaves 0, cauline generally alternate; style < 2 mm ..... CROCANTHEMUM

2' Annual; basal leaves in rosette, often withering early, proximal cauline generally opposite, distal 0–few, alternate; style 0 ..... TUBERARIA


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