Directory       News       Site Map       Home
         
    Jepson eFlora: Taxon page
Key to families | Table of families and genera

Previous taxon Indexes to all accepted names and synonyms:
| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |
Previous taxon

RESEDACEAE MIGNONETTE FAMILY

Thomas F. Daniel

Annual to shrub. Leaf: simple, alternate; stipules small, tooth- or gland-like; blade entire to deeply lobed. Inflorescence: raceme or spike, generally terminal. Flower: generally bisexual, small, asymmetric, 1 per bract; sepals 2–8; petals 0–8; disk occasionally present; stamens 3–50+, generally on disk, anthers 2-chambered; carpels 2–8, generally fused, generally open distally, ovary superior, sessile or short-stalked, generally 1-chambered, stigmas beak-like. Fruit: capsule, gaping at top, or berry. Seed: few to many, reniform.
6 genera, ± 85 species: northern and eastern hemispheres, especially Mediterranean. [Martín-Bravo et al. 2007 Molec Phylogen Evol 44:1105–1120] —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Unabridged references: [Abdallah & de Wit 1978 Meded Landbouwhogeschool 78(14):99–416]

Key to Resedaceae

OLIGOMERIS
Annual (perennial herb). Leaf: sessile, entire. Flower: sepals 2–6, margins white; petals entire to shallowly lobed; stamens 3(4)[12]; stigmas 3–5. Fruit: capsule.
3 species: western North America, eastern hemisphere. (Greek: few parts)

O. linifolia (Hornem.) J.F. Macbr.
NATIVE
Annual (perennial herb), ± fleshy, glabrous. Stem: erect, < 45 cm. Leaf: 8–45 mm, 0.5–2 mm wide, linear to ± oblanceolate. Inflorescence: bracts triangular to awl-like. Flower: 1–2 mm; sepals 4; petals 2 (>2), ± white; stamens 3(4); carpels generally 4. Fruit: 1.7–3 mm, 4-parted, compressed-spheric. Seed: black, shiny.
n=24. Rocky slopes, open dunes, ocean bluffs, roadsides, alkaline places; < 850 m. San Joaquin Valley, Southwestern California, Desert; to Texas, Mexico; Eurasia, northern Africa. Feb–Jul [Online Interchange]
Unabridged note: Expanded author citation: Oligomeris linifolia (Vahl ex Hornem.) J.F. Macbr.

Previous taxon: Oligomeris
Next taxon: Reseda

Contact/Feedback

Name search

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Oct 20 2014
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Oligomeris, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=35094, accessed on Oct 20 2014

Copyright © 2014 Regents of the University of California
We encourage links to these pages, but the content may not be downloaded for reposting, repackaging, redistributing, or sale in any form, without written permission from The Jepson Herbarium.


click for enlargement Oligomeris linifolia
See CalPhotos for additional images
2005 James M. Andre

Geographic subdivisions indicated for the distribution of Oligomeris linifolia Markers link to CCH specimen records. If the markers are obscured, reload the page [or change window size and reload]. Yellow markers indicate records that may provide evidence for eFlora range revision or may have georeferencing or identification issues.
READ ABOUT YELLOW FLAGS
map of distribution 1
(Note: any qualifiers in the taxon distribution description, such as 'northern', 'southern', 'adjacent' etc., are not reflected in the map above, and in some cases indication of a taxon in a subdivision is based on a single collection or author-verified occurence).

View elevation by latitude chart
Data provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria.
View all CCH records

 

CCH collections by month

Duplicates counted once; synonyms included.
Species do not include records of infraspecific taxa.
Blue line denotes eFlora flowering time.