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|Family: Myrtaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chamelaucium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chamelaucium uncinatum Schauer
Habit: Plant to 3 m, glabrous. Leaf: 1.6--4 cm, 0.5--1 mm wide, linear or awl-shaped, glandular, midvein impressed adaxially, tip mucronate, often downcurved; veins inconspicuous. Inflorescence: raceme-like, +- flat-topped cluster or flowers 1 in axils of leaves or often deciduous bracts. Flower: < 2 cm wide, peduncles 4--12 mm; calyx lobes 0.5--1 mm, broadly rounded; petals 4--5 mm, +- round, spreading, white, pink, or purple, ephemeral; stamens 10, 1--2 mm, alternate staminodes; style +- 4 mm.
Bioregional Distribution: s SCo (San Diego Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to western Australia. Flowering Time: Spring Note: Escaped from cultivation but no specimens to document naturalization, ecology, elevation, or California distribution.
eFlora Treatment Author: Leslie R. Landrum
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Citation for this treatment: Leslie R. Landrum 2016. Chamelaucium uncinatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81817, accessed on May 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26, 2016.