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Habit: Annual, prostrate to ascending, hairy. Leaf: basal; blades linear, awns 0; ocreae 0. Inflorescence: terminal, cyme-like, peduncles 0; involucre bracts in 1 whorl of 3, linear to narrow, awned. Flower: 1, hairy; perianth light green to green-white, lobes 5, leathery, awned; stamens 3. Fruit: elliptic, glabrous, +- brown; embryo straight.
Species In Genus: 3 species: western North America, southern South America. Etymology: (Jose Victorino Lastarria Santander, 1817--1888, lawyer, founder of Liberal Party in Chile)
eFlora Treatment Author: James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Johanneshowellia puberula
Next taxon: Lastarriaea coriacea
Citation for this treatment: James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Lastarriaea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11216, accessed on September 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 29, 2016.