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Habit: Annual [perennial herb] or subshrub to shrub, 4--120(150) cm, generally aromatic. Stem: generally +- erect, generally +- solid. Leaf: proximal in basal rosette or opposite (generally not persistent), most alternate, sessile, linear to lanceolate or oblanceolate, proximal generally pinnately lobed to serrate, distal generally entire, hairy, often glandular. Inflorescence: heads radiate, generally in flat-topped or +- panicle-like clusters or in tight groups; involucre bell- or urn-shaped, hemispheric, or +- obconic, 2--13+ mm diam; phyllaries 3--35 in 1 series, +- linear to lanceolate or oblanceolate, each generally 1/2 enclosing a ray ovary, falling with fruit, +- hairy and sessile- or stalked-glandular; receptacle flat to convex, glabrous or minutely bristly; paleae in 1 series between ray and disk flowers in annual or in 2--3+ series or subtending all or most disk flowers in shrubs, fused or free, phyllary-like, more scarious. Ray Flower: 3--35; corolla deep or pale yellow. Disk Flower: ; Fruit: ray nearly round in ×-section (except +- flattened adaxially) or +- 3-angled (abaxially generally +- widely 2-faced, adaxially +- flattened to slightly bulging), generally +- arched, glabrous, tip +- beaked, beak offset adaxially, ascending, pappus 0; disk fruit generally 0, disk pappus generally of 1--15 generally linear to lanceolate, entire or fringed to deeply cut scales, sometimes 0 or crown-like.
Species In Genus: 21 species: California, western Arizona, northern Baja California. Etymology: (Greek: fierce man, probably for name it replaced, Hartmannia DC., meaning "stag man," stags being fiercely territorial) Note: Self-sterile except Deinandra arida and Deinandra mohavensis.
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to DeinandraPrevious taxon: Cynara cardunculus subsp. flavescens
Next taxon: Deinandra arida
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Deinandra, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77577, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.