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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: n&e hemispheres, especially Medit. [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 to perennial herb.Key to Reseda
Leaf: petioled or not; blade entire to deeply lobed.
Flower: sepals 4–8, margins generally white; petals 4–6, base generally dilated, limb generally lobed; stamens 10–25, on prominent disk; stigmas 3–5.
± 65 species: especially Eur, Medit; cultivated as ornamental and naturalized widely. (Latin: to calm, from supposed sedative property)
Stem: < 10 dm.
Inflorescence: bracts 2–3.5 mm, persistent; pedicel 1–2.5 mm.
Flower: sepals 4; petals 4, 2–4 mm, not alike, irregularly lobed, ± yellow; stamens 20–25, filaments persistent.
Fruit: erect, 3-parted.
Seed: 0.8–1 mm, smooth.
2n=24,26,28. Disturbed areas, fields, roadsides; < 250 m. North Coast, North Coast Ranges, Central Coast, s South Coast (San Diego);
Previous taxon: Reseda lutea
Next taxon: Reseda odorata
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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