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Habit: Annual [perennial herb, shrub], hairy, glandular. Stem: generally decumbent, much-branched. Leaf: alternate (proximal-most sometimes opposite), generally entire, +- sessile; veins pinnate. Inflorescence: flower 1 in axils; pedicel straight. Flower: calyx segments 5, +- free, equal; corolla tube with conic or cylindric spur at base, lower lip base swollen, closing mouth; stamens 4, staminode minute. Fruit: +- spheric; chambers equal, circumscissile. Seed: many, 0.3--1.3 mm, +- netted or ridged.
Species In Genus: +- 9 species: Europe, Mediterranean., western Asia. Etymology: (Jean Kickx father and/or son, 17th, 18th century Belgian professors)
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & David M. Thompson
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to KickxiaPrevious taxon: Keckiella ternata var. ternata
Next taxon: Kickxia elatine
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & David M. Thompson 2017. Kickxia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=11366, accessed on March 30, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 30, 2017.