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|Family: Orchidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Piperia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Piperia elegans (Lindl.) Rydb.
Inflorescence: 3--40 cm, generally dense in full sun, open in shade. Flower: sepals white, midvein dark green, upper +- erect; lateral petals spreading to erect, ovate to lance-oblong, white to pale green, base or midvein green, white margins +- equal, lip 2.5--7 mm, +- lanceolate, +- curved downward, spur pointed down. Chromosomes: n=21.
eFlora Treatment Author: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Piperia cooperi
Next taxon: Piperia elegans subsp. decurtata
Citation for this treatment: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri 2016. Piperia elegans, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38351, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.