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|Family: Polygonaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, weakly erect to spreading, silky-puberulent. Leaf: basal; blades obovate to +- round [+- reniform], awns 0; ocreae 0. Inflorescence: terminal, cyme-like; peduncles 0; involucre bracts obscure, 4--7 in a spiral, narrow, awns 0. Flower: 4--7, glabrous, smooth or papillate; perianth white or pale +- yellow to rose or red, lobes 6, entire; stamens 9. Fruit: light brown, obconic, glabrous; embryo curved.
Species In Genus: 2 species: western North America. Etymology: (John Thomas Howell, 1903--1994, Eriogonum scholar, assistant to Alice Eastwood and her successor as Curator of Botany of the California Academy of Sciences)
eFlora Treatment Author: James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hollisteria lanata
Next taxon: Johanneshowellia puberula
Citation for this treatment: James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Johanneshowellia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=82508, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.