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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
Annual (perennial herb). Leaf: sessile, entire. Flower: sepals 2–6, margins white; petals entire to shallowly lobed; stamens 3(4); stigmas 3–5. Fruit: capsule.
3 species: western North America, eastern hemisphere. (Greek: few parts)
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
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Feb 27 2015
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 Feb 27 2015
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