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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Shrub, matted, scapose. Leaf: crowded, simple, evergreen, generally +- oblanceolate, entire. Inflorescence: +- spike-like; pedicel bractlets 0. Flower: hypanthium bractlets 0; sepals persistent; petals white; stamens 20--40; pistils generally 5, simple, ovary superior, hairy, styles thread-like. Fruit: follicles, dehiscing along both sutures. Seed: 1--several, linear.
Species In Genus: +- 4 species: western North America. Etymology: (Greek: rock pl)
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel Potter & Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Peraphyllum ramosissimum
Next taxon: Petrophytum caespitosum
Citation for this treatment: Daniel Potter & Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Petrophytum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=88863, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.