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Annual to perennial herb; generally fleshy.
Stem: 1–many, generally glabrous.
Leaf: simple, alternate or opposite.
Inflorescence: axillary or terminal; cyme, raceme, panicle, umbel, or flower 1.
Flower: bisexual, radial; sepals generally 2(9), free; petals (1)2–19, free or ± fused; stamens 1–many, epipetalous or not, anthers pink, rose, or yellow; ovary superior, chamber 1, ovules 1–many, placenta basal or free-central; styles (0)1–8, generally fused at base, branched.
Fruit: capsule, circumscissile or 2–3-valved.
Seed: 1–many, shiny or ± pebbly or sculptured, black or gray, generally with oil-filled appendage as food for ants.
± 22 genera, ± 230 species: generally temperate America, Asia, Australia, Eur, Kerguelen Is, New Zealand, s Africa, poorly represented in Eur; some cultivated (Lewisia, Calandrinia). [Ogburn & Edwards 2009 Amer J Bot 96:391–408] Details of flowers, seeds require 20× magnification. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Applequist et al. 2006 Syst Bot 31:310–319; Nyffeler et al. 2008 Haseltonia 14: 26–36]
Unabridged note: May include Hectorellaceae.
Key to Montiaceae
Annual [per], ± fleshy, ± glabrous or glaucous.Key to Calandrinia
Stem: several to many, prostrate to erect, 3–45 cm.
Leaf: simple, alternate; blade linear to spoon-shaped, flat [ cylindric].
Inflorescence: raceme or panicle; bracts leaf-like [or scarious].
Flower: sepals 2, overlapped, persistent in fruit; petals (3)5(7), red [(white)]; stamens 3–15; style 3-branched.
Seed: 6–many, ovate to ± elliptic, generally black, smooth, finely tubercled, or with fine, net-like pattern.
150 species: w Am, Australia. (J.L. Calandrini, Swiss scientist, 1703–1758) [Hershkovitz 1993 Ann Missouri Bot Gard 80:333–365, 366–396] Other taxa in TJM (1993) moved to Cistanthe.
Unabridged references: [Ford 1992 Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ of Washington; Hershkovitz 1991 Phytologia 70:209–225; Kelley 1973 M.S. Thesis, CA State Univ, Northridge]
Annual, ± glabrous.
Stem: prostrate to ascending.
Leaf: 2–8 cm, ± ovate to spoon-shaped.
Inflorescence: raceme, elongate; pedicel 6–20 cm, generally curved in fruit.
Flower: sepals 4–6 mm, glabrous to ± ciliate; petals generally 5, 3–5 mm; stamens 3–6.
Seed: 10–15, 1–2 mm wide, ± elliptic.
Sandy to loamy soil, disturbed sites, burns; < 1200 m. North Coast Ranges, c Sierra Nevada Foothills, San Francisco Bay Area, Outer South Coast Ranges, South Coast, Western Transverse Ranges;
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