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|Family: Martyniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Proboscidea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Proboscidea lutea (Lindl.) Stapf
Habit: Annual. Leaf: blade 10--20 cm wide, blade +- rounded, angled or not, entire to dentate. Inflorescence: few--many-flowered, generally exceeded by leaves. Flower: sepals free, upper 3 narrower; corolla yellow, often with orange tinge, generally with darker markings. Fruit: body 3--4 cm wide, ovate, short-spiny. Chromosomes: 2n=30,32.
Ecology: Uncommon. Open, disturbed places; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: GV, SnFrB, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: native to South America. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug
Synonyms: Ibicella lutea (Lindl.) Eselt.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Proboscidea louisianica subsp. louisianica
Next taxon: Meliaceae
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & Lawrence R. Heckard 2017. Proboscidea lutea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77314, accessed on February 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 27, 2017.