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Habit: Annual to perennial herb; hairs simple. Leaf: simple, long-petioled, dentate; cauline leaf bases not lobed. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals erect, linear, lateral pair sac-like at base; petals long-clawed. Fruit: silicle, widely elliptic to round or oblong, flat parallel to septum, dehiscent, long-stalked above receptacle, unsegmented; style long, slender, stigma 2-lobed. Seed: 4--8, in 2 rows, flat, winged; stalks fused to septum.
Species In Genus: 3 species: Europe. Etymology: (Latin: moon, from shiny fruit septum)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lobularia maritima
Next taxon: Lunaria annua
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2017. Lunaria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10600, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.