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Habit: Annual, glabrous; sap colorless. Leaf: basal and a few cauline, generally entire, glabrous; basal spoon-shaped, cauline linear to linear-spoon-shaped. Inflorescence: generally terminal and axillary, 1-flowered; peduncle > leaves. Flower: sepals 3; petals 6, free, obovate to oblong, white (yellow), shed after flower; stamens 4--6 or 12, free; placentas 3, style 0, stigma lobes 3, +- erect, ovate. Fruit: linear, dehiscent from tip, twisted. Seed: many, 0.5--1 mm, ovate to reniform, smooth, shiny, brown or black.
Species In Genus: 3 species: western North America. Etymology: (Greek, Latin: little poppy) Note: Meconella linearis moved to Hesperomecon.
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to MeconellaPrevious taxon: Hesperomecon linearis
Next taxon: Meconella californica
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan 2017. Meconella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=10831, accessed on March 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 29, 2017.