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Annual to perennial herb; generally fleshy. Stem: 1–many, generally glabrous. Leaf: simple, alternate or opposite. Inflorescence: axillary or terminal; cyme, raceme, panicle, umbel, or flower 1. Flower: bisexual, radial; sepals generally 2(9), free; petals (1)2–19, free or ± fused; stamens 1–many, epipetalous or not, anthers pink, rose, or yellow; ovary superior, chamber 1, ovules 1–many, placenta basal or free-central; styles (0)1–8, generally fused at base, branched. Fruit: capsule, circumscissile or 2–3-valved. Seed: 1–many, shiny or ± pebbly or sculptured, black or gray, generally with oil-filled appendage as food for ants.
± 22 genera, ± 230 species: generally temperate America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Kerguelen Is, New Zealand, southern Africa, poorly represented in Europe; some cultivated (Lewisia, Calandrinia). [Ogburn & Edwards 2009 Amer J Bot 96:391–408] Details of flowers, seeds require 20× magnification. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Applequist et al. 2006 Syst Bot 31:310–319; Nyffeler et al. 2008 Haseltonia 14: 26–36]
Unabridged note: May include Hectorellaceae.
Key to Montiaceae
Annual, perennial herb, from stolon, rhizome, tuberous root, or taproot, glabrous, ± fleshy. Leaf: entire; basal generally 0–many, rosetted; cauline generally 2, ± opposite, free, ± fused on 1 side, or fused into ± disk. Inflorescence: terminal, raceme, 1-sided; pedicel reflexed, in fruit erect. Flower: petals 5, pink or white; stamens 5; ovary chamber 1, placentas basal, style 1, stigmas 3. Fruit: valves 3, margins inrolling, forcibly expelling seeds. Seed: 3–6, generally black, generally appendaged.Key to Claytonia
27 species: Central America, North America, eastern Asia, Siberia. (John Clayton, colonial American botanist, 1694–1773) [Miller & Chambers 2006 Syst Bot Monogr 78:1–236]
Unabridged references: [Miller 2003 FNANM 4:465–474; Miller & Chambers 1993 Novon 3:268–273; Miller & Chambers 2006 Systematics of Claytonia Syst Bot Monogr 78:1–236]
Annual. Stem: 1–30 cm, spreading to erect. Leaf: basal 1–18 cm, linear to narrowly oblanceolate, blade gradually tapered to petiole, tip obtuse to acute; cauline free (or ± fused on 1 side), < 6 cm, linear (elliptic to diamond-shaped), or fused ± into < 5 cm diam, round or ± square disk. Inflorescence: stalked or not, open or dense, 1-bracted at base; flowers 3–40. Flower: sepals 1.5–4 mm; petals 1–6 mm, white or ± pink. Fruit: 1.5–4 mm. Seed: 1.2–2.3 mm, ovate to round, shiny, smooth. [Online Interchange]
Leaf: cauline free (or ± fused on 1 side), linear (elliptic to diamond-shaped), often curved, spreading or erect. Flower: sepals 1.5–2 mm; petals 2–3.5 mm; anthers maturing ± with stigmas. Seed: 1.2–1.5 mm.
2n=24,36. Shrub- or woodland, dry or not; decomposed granite, sandstone rock crevices, boulder fields; 100–2000 m. s Sierra Nevada, South Coast Ranges, Transverse Ranges, Peninsular Ranges, East of Sierra Nevada, Desert Mountains; to Nevada, Arizona, northern Baja California. Intergrades with Claytonia parviflora subsp. utahensis, Claytonia rubra. Self-pollinated. Apr–Jun [Online Interchange]
Unabridged synonyms: [Montia spathulata (Douglas ex Hook.) Howell var. tenuifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Munz]
Previous taxon: Claytonia parviflora subsp. utahensis
Next taxon: Claytonia perfoliata
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Nov 23 2014
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Claytonia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76955, accessed on Nov 23 2014
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