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Habit: Annual to subshrub, from taproot; stem often thick and fleshy. Leaf: basal and/or cauline, alternate, simple, narrowly elliptic to narrowly lanceolate, pinnately lobed to occasionally entire. Inflorescence: loose wand-like spike. Flower: opening at dawn; hypanthium short, +- with a lobed, red-brown, fleshy disk within; sepals 4, reflexed (occasionally 2--3 remaining adherent); petals 4, yellow, finely flecked with red near base, this area not ultraviolet reflective, remainder of petals strongly so, fading orange-red; longer stamens opposite sepals, anthers attached at middle, pollen grains 3-angled; stigma +- hemispheric or cylindric, generally > anthers and cross-pollinated, or +- = anthers and self-pollinated. Fruit: straight to curved, sessile. Seed: in 1 row per chamber, narrowly obovoid, finely papillate, generally purple-spotted.
Species In Genus: 4 species: 3 in Baja California, 1 from west-central California to western and southern Arizona, northwestern Mexico. Etymology: (Greek: well lobed) Note: Incl in Camissonia in TJM (1993).
eFlora Treatment Author: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner
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Citation for this treatment: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner 2016. Eulobus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=68494, accessed on April 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 29, 2016.