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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, shrub, [tree], unarmed. Leaf: even-2-pinnate, alternate. Inflorescence: head, axillary, few-flowered. Flower: radial, pink [purple-red to white]; sepals, petals inconspicuous; stamens many, strongly exserted, filaments fused basally. Fruit: dehiscent, valves recurving.
Species In Genus: +- 135 species: southwestern United States to Uruguay. Etymology: (Greek: beautiful stamens)
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calia secundiflora
Next taxon: Calliandra eriophylla
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Calliandra, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9299, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.