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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cordylanthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cordylanthus pilosus A. Gray
Habit: Plant 20--120 cm, (gray-)green, generally tinged purple, densely puberulent (partly glandular) and long-soft-hairy. Leaf: 10--40 mm, linear to lanceolate. Inflorescence: flowers 1 or 2--3 in loose clusters; outer bracts 1--4, 15--20 mm, linear, entire or 3-lobed in distal 2/3, tips > 1.5 mm wide, angled to slightly 3-lobed, often ivory-thickened; inner bract 15--22 mm, tip abruptly pointed to notched. Flower: calyx 15--20 mm; corolla 15--20 mm, +- white, yellow-green-tipped, pouch 5--8 mm wide, +- lightly marked maroon. Seed: 1.5--2.5 mm, +- ovoid, finely wavy-striate, dark brown. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Note: Variable; close to Cordylanthus tenuis.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & David C. Tank
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cordylanthus parviflorus
Next taxon: Cordylanthus pilosus subsp. hansenii
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & David C. Tank 2017. Cordylanthus pilosus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20324, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.