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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, inconspicuous, soft-hairy, nonglandular. Stem: spreading to erect. Leaf: palmately lobed. Inflorescence: few-flowered cluster, axillary, +- hidden by sheathing stipules; pedicel bractlets 0. Flower: hypanthium +- urn-shaped, bractlets 0 or 4; sepals 4; petals 0; stamen generally 1, pollen sac 1, horseshoe-shaped; pistil generally 1, ovary superior, style attached near base. Fruit: hypanthium encasing achene, not hardened.
Species In Genus: 10--20 species: worldwide, especially Mediterranean. Etymology: (Greek: unseen, from hidden flowers)
eFlora Treatment Author: Barbara Ertter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Amelanchier utahensis
Next taxon: Aphanes occidentalis
Citation for this treatment: Barbara Ertter 2016. Aphanes, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10048, accessed on December 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 11, 2016.