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|Family: Rutaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Subshrub or shrub. Leaf: simple or divided into 3 segments, alternate, minute, seasonally deciduous. Inflorescence: panicle (raceme-like or flowers scattered along stems). Flower: bisexual; sepals 4, fused at base, persistent; petals 4, erect in flower; stamens 8, in 2 series; ovary stalked or sessile, 2-lobed, style thread-like. Fruit: capsule, opening at tip, 2-lobed, leathery. Seed: 1--11 per chamber, +- smooth or tubercled.
Species In Genus: 12 species: southwestern United States, northern Mexico, southern Arabia to southern Africa. Etymology: (Greek: bush odor)
eFlora Treatment Author: Lindsay P. Woodruff
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ruta chalepensis
Next taxon: Thamnosma montana
Citation for this treatment: Lindsay P. Woodruff 2016. Thamnosma, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9122, accessed on July 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 26, 2016.