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Perennial, generally from bulb, coat membranous.
Stem: erect, generally cylindric, solid.
Leaf: basal, sessile.
Inflorescence: scapose, umbel-like or 1-flowered; bracts generally 2(8), conspicuous, ± fused.
Flower: perianth often with a conspicuous, ± tubular crown, parts 6, in 2 whorls, petal-like, [ free to] ± fused, radial or not; stamens 6, ± fused to perianth, ± united, anthers attached at base; ovary inferior, chambers 3, each many-ovuled, style 1, stigmas 1 or 3.
Fruit: generally capsule, dry, loculicidal, or fleshy berry.
± 60 genera, 800 species [Meerow & Snijman 2006 Aliso 22:355–366] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Key to Amaryllidaceae
Bulb ovoid.Key to Narcissus
Leaf: (1)several, ± linear, flat.
Inflorescence: umbel-like, 1–20-flowered; bract 1, membranous or ± papery.
Flower: pedicelled or not, generally fragrant; perianth parts fused below, reflexed to erect above, crown a conspicuous tube; stamens free from, generally included in crown; style 1, stigma minutely 3-lobed.
Fruit: capsule, loculicidal, papery to leathery.
Seed: many, black.
± 26 species: Eur, n Africa, Asia. (Greek: mythological youth) Extreme variation in perianth color from long history of cultivation; only most common colors indicated here. Plants with perianth parts, crown generally white belong to Narcissus papyraceus Ker Gawl., reported (but evidently not documented) for CA in FNANM, similar to, possibly same sp. as, Narcissus tazetta.
Unabridged etymology: (Greek: mythological youth who falls in love with his own reflection and is changed into a flower)
Bulb 2–5 cm, 3–4 cm wide, coats pale brown.
Stem: 25–50 cm.
Leaf: 4, 20–45 cm, flat, glaucous.
Inflorescence: bract 2–3 cm, pale brown, papery.
Flower: fragrant; perianth 5–7 cm wide, tube 1.5–2 cm, abruptly tapered to base, parts erect to spreading, often twisted, oblanceolate, yellow, acute, crown 1–1.5 cm wide, yellow, ruffled.
Disturbed places; < 350 m. Inner North Coast Ranges, Sacramento Valley, Central Coast;
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Next taxon: Narcissus tazetta
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