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Habit: Perennial herb, climbing by twining stems or petioles. Leaf: generally alternate (proximal-most opposite on seedlings), entire to irregularly bristly-dentate; veins palmate. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in leaf axils. Flower: calyx persistent in fruit, lobes 5, +- equal, +- free; corolla 2-lipped, base sac-like, lower lip base swollen, +- closing throat, hairy; stamens 4, included, filaments hairy at base. Fruit: +- spheric; chambers 2, unequal, dehiscent irregularly near tip. Seed: many, +- rectangular, dark brown, +- tubercled.
Species In Genus: 2 species: southwestern United States, Mexico. Etymology: (Small Maurandya)
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lindernia dubia
Next taxon: Maurandella antirrhiniflora
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Maurandella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11377, accessed on September 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 24, 2016.