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Key to families | Table of families and genera
Indexes to all accepted names and synonyms:
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Annual, perennial herb, shrub [ tree], fleshy or not, rhizomed.
Stem: branched or not.
Leaf: basal or ± so or in terminal clusters, alternate, linear to widely lanceolate [ ovate], small (1.5–27 cm, 0.5–3 mm wide) [to large (1.9–4 m, 3–6 cm wide)], leathery or not, fleshy or not, entire or with minute sharp teeth or coarse prickles.
Inflorescence: panicle [ spike, raceme], bracts scattered.
Flower: perianth parts 6, in 2 petal-like whorls, radial or ± bilateral, free or ± fused; stamens 6, equal or not, anthers attached at base or middle; ovary superior, chambers 3.
Fruit: capsule, loculicidal.
Seed: 6–many, flat, angled, or winged, gray, brown, ± black, black-brown.
± 17 genera, 800 species: Africa, Medit to c Asia. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Key to Asphodelaceae
Previous taxon: Asparagus setaceus
Next taxon: Aloe
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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