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|Family: Gentianaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cicendia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cicendia quadrangularis (Lam.) Griseb.
Habit: Plant < 9 cm. Stem: simple or branched from near base. Leaf: 4--9 mm, ovate, lanceolate, elliptic, or oblanceolate; cauline < internodes. Inflorescence: pedicels < 5.5 cm. Flower: calyx < 7 mm, tube hemispheric, lobes << tube, minutely triangular, acute, sinus between lobes wide, truncate; corolla < 10 mm, lobes < 4 mm, ovate-elliptic, tip rounded. Chromosomes: 2n=26.
Ecology: Open places; Elevation: < 2700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRO, CaRF, n&c SNF, GV, CCo; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon; South America. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Synonyms: Microcala quadrangularis (Lam.) Griseb.
eFlora Treatment Author: James S. Pringle
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cicendia
Next taxon: Comastoma
Citation for this treatment: James S. Pringle 2016. Cicendia quadrangularis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19440, accessed on December 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 07, 2016.