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Annual to subshrub; hairs needle-like, barbed, occasionally stinging.
Leaf: alternate [ opposite], generally ± pinnate-lobed; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: cyme, raceme.
Flower: bisexual, radial; sepals generally 5, generally persistent; petals generally 5, free or fused to each other or filament tube; stamens 5–many, filaments thread-like to flat, occasionally fused at base or in clusters; petal-like staminodes occasionally present; pistil 1, ovary inferior, chamber generally 1, placentas generally 3, parietal, style 1.
Fruit: capsule or achene.
18+ genera, 250 species: especially Am (Africa, Pacific). [Ernst & Thompson 1963 J Arnold Arbor 44:138–142] —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Key to Loasaceae
Annual or subshrub; hairs needle-like, stinging, barbed.Key to Eucnide
Leaf: widely ovate to ± round, toothed to ± lobed; base widely tapered to cordate.
Inflorescence: cyme, bracted.
Flower: petals fused at least at base; stamens epipetalous or fused at base into a short tube; ovary funnel-shaped to hemispheric, placentas 5, stigma lobes 5, generally appressed.
Fruit: obovoid to spheric, nodding or reflexed, dehiscent at top by 5 valves.
Seed: many, < 1 mm, ± oblong, grooved or ribbed.
14 species: sw US, n Mex. (Greek: strongly nettle-like)
Plant < 30 cm.
Leaf: petiole < 6 cm; blade 1–8 cm, generally round, widely tapered to cordate, toothed to weakly lobed, shiny-green above.
Flower: sepals 3.5–7 mm, 2–3 mm wide, tip obtuse; corolla tube narrow- cylindric with ring of hairs at base, lobes erect; stigma below most anthers.
Fruit: 7–15 mm, cylindric; pedicel < 2 cm, reflexed.
Crevices, cliffs; 500–600 m. s Sonoran Desert (Painted Gorge, Imperial Co.);
Previous taxon: Eucnide
Next taxon: Eucnide urens
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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