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|Family: Malvaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, subshrub. Stem: generally 1--2.5 m, erect, leafy. Leaf: blade generally with short stellate hairs, lobes 5--7, deep. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in leaf axils; bracts leaf-like; involucel lobes 6, < sepals, linear, persistent. Flower: showy, generally white, yellow, blue, or lilac-blue to purple; anthers at generally upper 2/3 of filament tube; styles fused, stigmas lobed. Fruit: capsule, loculicidal, 5-chambered. Seed: several.
Species In Genus: 5 species: Australia. Etymology: (Greek: alytos - united, gyne- woman - referring to undivided style)
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven R. Hill
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Alcea rosea
Next taxon: Alyogyne huegelii
Citation for this treatment: Steven R. Hill 2016. Alyogyne, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91791, accessed on December 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 04, 2016.