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Habit: Subshrub or shrub, 100--250 cm; sap colorless; rhizomes creeping. Leaf: cauline, gray-green-glaucous; lobes 3--5, deep, lanceolate to ovate. Inflorescence: terminal, 1-flowered. Flower: buds erect; sepals 3; petals 6, free, obovate, crinkled, white, shed after flower; stamens many, free; ovary chambers 1--12, style 0, stigma lobes 7--12, flat. Fruit: oblong to ovate, dehiscent from tip, bristly. Seed: many, 1.3--1.5 mm, ovate.
Species In Genus: 2 species: California, Baja California. Etymology: (T. Romney Robinson, Irish astronomer, 1792--1882)
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan & Curtis Clark
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to RomneyaPrevious taxon: Platystemon californicus
Next taxon: Romneya coulteri
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan & Curtis Clark 2016. Romneya, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10836, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.