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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus kennedyi Porter
Habit: Plant glaucous. Stem: 10--20(50) cm, generally simple, occasionally twisted, bulblets generally 0. Leaf: basal 10--20 cm, glaucous, channeled, withering; cauline 0--2, reduced upward. Inflorescence: +- umbel-like; flowers 1--6, erect; bracts 2--4 cm, dilated at base. Flower: perianth bell-shaped, parts often dark-spotted near base; sepals 20--30 mm, lanceolate; petals 30--50 mm, wedge-shaped to obovate, pointed at tip, yellow to orange-red, sparsely club-like-hairy near nectary, nectary round, depressed, encircled by fringed membrane, densely simple- or forked-hairy; filaments 4--5 mm, anthers oblong-ovate, obtuse, generally purple. Fruit: erect, 4--6 cm, +- lanceolate, angled, striped. Seed: flat, net-like. Chromosomes: n=8.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calochortus invenustus
Next taxon: Calochortus kennedyi var. kennedyi
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus kennedyi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16734, accessed on July 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 30, 2016.