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Habit: Annual, erect, taprooted. Leaf: blade linear to awl-shaped; veins 3. Inflorescence: axillary; flower generally 1; pedicels 1.5--3.5 mm. Flower: sepals 5, fused, tube prominent, 10--14 mm, 0.8--1 mm diam, narrowly cylindric, rounded, ribs 15, teeth 1--1.2 mm, lanceolate-acuminate; petals 5, 11--16 mm, claw +- = calyx, limb entire or notched, appendages 6--8, linear to lanceolate; stamens 5; styles 2, 7--8 mm. Fruit: capsule, narrowly cylindric; stalk 0.2--0.7 mm; teeth 4, ascending. Seed: 6--8, black.
Species In Genus: 6 species: Mediterranean, southern Asia. Etymology: (C. Velez, friend of botanist Loefling, 18th century)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Vaccaria hispanica
Next taxon: Velezia rigida
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2016. Velezia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10863, accessed on July 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 25, 2016.