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|Family: Campanulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, from taproot, hairs 0 or sparse. Stem: reclining or erect, branched, 2--150 cm, 4-angled. Leaf: cauline, also basal or not, generally lanceolate to ovate, thin to leathery, toothed, petiole 0 or short. Inflorescence: flowers generally 2--4+ per node. Flower: not inverted; corolla widely funnel-shaped, pale to deep blue, lobes lance-linear; ovary inferior, hemispheric, ribbed. Fruit: open by 2--3 lateral pores. Seed: 2 mm, oblong.
Species In Genus: +- 27 species: northern hemisphere; many cultivated, some medicinal. Etymology: (Greek: possibly not together, from divided corolla)
eFlora Treatment Author: Nancy R. Morin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Campanulaceae
Next taxon: Asyneuma prenanthoides
Citation for this treatment: Nancy R. Morin 2017. Asyneuma, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9225, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.