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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acanthomintha||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acanthomintha obovata Jeps.
Stem: 4--25 cm, generally branched proximally; hairs 0 to sparse, short or long, some inconspicuously glandular. Leaf: blade 8--12 mm, ovate or obovate; margin of proximal entire to serrate, distal spiny. Inflorescence: bracts 7--15 mm, shiny, straw-colored at flower, marginal spines 7, 9, or 11, 5--8 mm. Flower: calyx 7--13 mm, hairs occasionally glandular; corolla 12--27 mm, white, lobes purple-tipped, upper lip < lower, entire, shallowly hooded; upper stamens fertile, anthers long-hairy, cream, pollen cream. Chromosomes: 2n=38.
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & James D. Jokerst
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acanthomintha lanceolata
Next taxon: Acanthomintha obovata subsp. cordata
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & James D. Jokerst 2016. Acanthomintha obovata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11727, accessed on December 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 09, 2016.