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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pseudorontium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pseudorontium cyathiferum (Benth.) Rothm.
Habit: Annual, herbage glandular-sticky-hairy. Stem: erect, self-supporting, 1--70 cm, coarsely much-branched throughout. Leaf: proximal-most opposite, most alternate; petiole 2--21 mm; blade 2.5--40 mm, gradually reduced distally on stem, ovate, tip obtuse to acute; veins pinnate. Inflorescence: flowers 1 per leaf axil, all opening; pedicels 1--3 mm in flower, 2--6 mm and bending down in fruit, subtending branchlets 0. Flower: calyx lobes 4--5 mm, equal; corolla 8--9 mm, cream and purple, veins purple, tube +- not extended at base, lower lip swollen, +- closing throat; stamens 4, included, staminode 0; style included, slightly curved upward, sparsely glandular-puberulent proximally, stigma inconspicuous. Fruit: spreading or pendant at maturity, +- spheric, sparsely glandular-puberulent distally; chambers equal, opening by irregular bursting near tip. Seed: many; wing large, cup-shaped. Chromosomes: n=13.
Ecology: Washes, rocky slopes; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: w DSon (Deep Canyon, Riverside Co.); Distribution Outside California: southern Arizona, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Jan--Apr
Synonyms: Antirrhinum cyathiferum Benth.
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Pseudorontium
Next taxon: Stemodia
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Pseudorontium cyathiferum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40056, accessed on May 02, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 02, 2016.