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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tiquilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tiquilia canescens (DC.) A.T. Richardson
Habit: Perennial herb, subshrub, woody. Stem: branches alternate, many, hairs +- spreading. Leaf: occasionally clustered, white-tomentose; blade 5--13 mm, ovate to narrow-elliptic, veins obscure, margin entire, spiny-ciliate. Inflorescence: flowers 1 or clustered in leaf axils; bracts 0. Flower: calyx 3--5(6) mm, lobes 2/3--3/4 free; style short-exserted from calyx, branched < 1/3. Fruit: spheric, 4-grooved, not lobed; nutlets 2--2.5 mm, ovoid, minutely tubercled, hairy or not.
Unabridged Synonyms: Coldenia canescens DC.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley 2017. Tiquilia canescens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=46662, accessed on April 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 23, 2017.