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|Family: Linnaeaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Plant creeping, evergreen. Inflorescence: flowers generally 2 at forked tip of slender erect peduncle, nodding. Flower: calyx lobes slender, tapered; corolla bell- to funnel-shaped above slender tube; stamens 4, 2 shorter and inserted near corolla tube base; ovary chambers 3, 2 with aborting ovules, 1 with 1 developing ovule. Fruit: capsule, 3-valved.
Species In Genus: 1 sp., +- 3 vars.: circumboreal. Etymology: (Named for Linnaeus, often depicted with a sample of this, one of his favorite plants)
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster
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Previous taxon: Linnaeaceae
Next taxon: Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster 2016. Linnaea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10319, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.