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Habit: Annual [perennial herb]; hairs nonglandular, spreading, long, white, red below or not, or some hairs short, red. Stem: erect. Leaf: basal in rosette, often withering early; proximal cauline generally opposite, distal 0--few, alternate; petioled or not; stipuled or not. Inflorescence: raceme-like. Flower: sepals 5, persistent, outer 2 generally narrower; petals 5, yellow; stamens 10--many; style 0, stigma large, hemispheric. Fruit: valves 3.
Species In Genus: 8--12 species: Europe, northern Africa. Etymology: (Latin: from tuber-like swellings on roots)
eFlora Treatment Author: John W. Thieret & Elizabeth McClintock, final revision by Thomas J. Rosatti & Bruce G. Baldwin
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Previous taxon: Crocanthemum suffrutescens
Next taxon: Tuberaria guttata
Citation for this treatment: John W. Thieret & Elizabeth McClintock, final revision by Thomas J. Rosatti & Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Tuberaria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10869, accessed on October 20, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 20, 2016.