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Annual to perennial herb [( shrub)], armed or not.
Stem: generally branched.
Leaf: simple, generally in basal rosettes and cauline, generally opposite, ± fused around stem, entire, toothed, or pinnately lobed or dissected, petioled or not; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: head, terminal, on long peduncle, many-flowered, dense, ± spheric or cylindric, subtended by involucre; each flower generally ± enclosed by involucel of 1–2 generally fused bractlets, this generally expanded above or in fruit, generally subtended by 1 receptacle bract.
Flower: bisexual, ± bilateral, especially outermost; calyx limb cup-shaped or divided into 4–5(10) linear or bristle-like segments; corolla ± funnel-shaped, lobes 4–5, < tube, generally unequal; stamens generally 4, attached to corolla tube, alternate lobes; ovary inferior, 1-chambered, style ± exserted from corolla, stigma generally 2-lobed.
Fruit: achene, enclosed by sometimes enlarged involucel, generally topped by persistent calyx.
10–11 genera, 270–350 species: Eur to e Asia, c&s Africa; several cultivated for ornamental. [Caputo et al. 2004 Plant Syst Evol 246:163–175] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Key to Dipsacaceae
Annual to perennial herb, unarmed.Key to Scabiosa
Stem: erect, < 6 dm, branched, glabrous or hairy.
Leaf: generally < 1 dm, pinnately lobed or dissected.
Inflorescence: ± spheric; outermost flowers generally larger; peduncle often long; involucre bracts ± equal, lanceolate, flexible; involucel tubular, 8-ribbed, with expanded, fan-like, many-veined limb or not.
Flower: calyx limb divided into 5 bristles; corolla generally blue, purple, pink, or white, lobes 5, upper 2 smaller; stamens 4(2).
Fruit: ± angled, generally hairy.
± 80 species: temperate Eurasia, Africa. (Latin: itch, from medicinal use)
Stem: < 6 dm.
Leaf: cauline pinnately dissected.
Inflorescence: < 30 mm wide, elongating at maturity; limb of involucel < 1 mm, ± urn-shaped.
Fruit: calyx bristles >> limb of involucel.
Disturbed areas; < 600 m. Central Coast, San Francisco Bay Area, Outer South Coast Ranges, San Bernardino Mountains, Peninsular Ranges;
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Next taxon: Scabiosa stellata
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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