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SCROPHULARIACEAE FIGWORT FAMILY

Margriet Wetherwax, except as noted

Annual to tree, generally glandular, some ± aquatic. Stem: round to square in ×-section. Leaf: simple, generally alternate, generally ± entire; stipules generally 0 (present in Limosella). Inflorescence: spike to panicle (head-like), generally bracted, or flowers 1–4 in axils. Flower: generally bisexual; calyx lobes 4–5; corolla bilateral to radial, lobes 4–5; stamens epipetalous, 4–5, 5th a staminode in Scrophularia; pistil 1, ovary superior, chambers generally 2, placentas axile, style 1, stigma lobes generally 2. Fruit: capsule, generally ± ovoid, loculicidal or septicidal, or drupe-like.
± 65 genera, 1700 species: ± worldwide; some cultivated as ornamental (Verbascum). [Olmstead et al. 2001 Amer J Bot 88:348–361] Other taxa moved to Plantaginaceae (Antirrhinum, Bacopa, Collinsia, Cymbalaria, Digitalis, Dopatrium, Gambelia, Gratiola, Hebe, Holmgrenanthe, Keckiella, Kickxia, Limnophila, Linaria, Lindernia, Maurandella, Mohavea, Nothochelone, Penstemon, Pseudorontium, Stemodia, Synthyris, Tonella, Veronica), Orobanchaceae (Bellardia, Castilleja, Cordylanthus, Orthocarpus, Parentucellia, Pedicularis, Triphysaria), Phrymaceae (Mimulus). —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Unabridged references: [Albach et al. 2005 Amer J Bot 92:297–315]

Key to Scrophulariaceae

BUDDLEJA BUTTERFLY BUSH

Margriet Wetherwax & Elizabeth McClintock

Shrub [tree], deciduous to evergreen. Leaf: opposite [alternate or ± whorled], short-petioled to sessile, linear to oblong or lanceolate. Flower: generally fragrant; calyx ± bell-shaped, lobes generally 4, ± <= tube; corolla bell- to funnel-shaped or salverform, lobes generally 4, < tube, abruptly spreading; stamens generally 4, anthers ± sessile. Fruit: 2-parted; calyx persistent. Seed: many, generally winged.
± 100 species: America, Africa, Asia. (Rev. Adam Buddle, England, 1660–1715) [Norman 1967 Gentes Herb 10:47–114] Treated in Buddlejaceae in TJM (1993).

Key to Buddleja

B. davidii Franch. BUTTERFLY BUSH, SUMMER LILAC
NATURALIZED
Shrub < 5 m, deciduous to semi-evergreen. Leaf: 5–30 cm, lanceolate, serrate to ± entire, adaxially dark green, hairs sparse, generally branched, abaxially white, hairs dense, generally branched. Inflorescence: panicle-like, 15–25 cm, slender, cylindric. Flower: calyx ± 3 mm; corolla salverform, lilac to purple with central orange spot, tube ± 10 mm, lobes 2–3 mm; stamens included. Fruit: 5–6 mm. Seed: winged at both ends.
Disturbed, generally ± damp soil; < 200 m. Klamath Ranges, San Francisco Bay Area; native to China. Commonly cultivated in California. May–Sep [Online Interchange]

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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Apr 24 2014
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2012. Buddleja, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16349, accessed on Apr 24 2014

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