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Shrub, tree, rarely herb; hairs generally stellate, branched, scale-like or glandular
Leaves simple, generally opposite, entire, toothed or lobed; stipules at least partially on stem, often ridge-like
Inflorescence: cyme but appearing to be a panicle, head, raceme, or spike, terminal or axillary, generally dense
Flower bisexual, sometimes functionally unisexual, ± radial; calyx lobes 45; corolla lobes 45; stamens 45, attached to corolla tube; ovary superior or half inferior, chambers 2 or 4, style 1, stigma elongate or ± spheric
Fruit: capsule, rarely berry
Seeds small, often winged
Genera in family: ± 10 genera, 150 species: tropical, subtropical; some cultivated for ornamental
Reference: [Rogers 1986 J Arnold Arb 67:143185]
Sometimes included in Loganiaceae.
Shrub, tree, deciduous or evergreen
Leaves rarely alternate or ± whorled, lanceolate, oblong, or linear, short-petioled or sessile
Flower generally fragrant; calyx ± bell-shaped, lobes generally 4, ± = or < tube; corolla bell-shaped, funnel-shaped, or salverform, lobes generally 4, < to << tube, abruptly spreading; stamens generally 4, anthers ± sessile
Fruit 2-parted; calyx persistent
Seeds many, often winged
Species in genus: ± 100 species: Am, Africa, Asia
Etymology: (Rev. Adam Buddle, England, 16601715)
Reference: [Norman 1967 Gentes Herb 10:47114]
Often spelled Buddleia , perhaps incorrectly.
Shrub < 5 dm, densely branched, deciduous, dioecious; hairs dense, stellate or branched ± throughout
Leaf 1.53 cm, linear-oblong, thickish; margin entire to wavy, rolled under
Inflorescence paired at upper nodes into single, head-like, spheric, dense clusters ± 1015 mm wide
Flower unisexual; calyx 34 mm; corolla 45 mm, salverform, creamy yellow, becoming purplish or brown-purple, lobes ± 1 mm; stamens included
Fruit spheric to oblong
Seeds not winged
Ecology: Uncommon. Slopes, often on dolomite, volcanic rocks, limestone
Elevation: 9001700 m.
Bioregional distribution: Mojave Desert
Distribution outside California: to Utah
Flowering time: MayOct
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