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Habit: Perennial herb, [subshrub], shrub. Leaf: 2-pinnate, leaf odd-pinnate, 1° leaflets even-pinnate. Inflorescence: lateral or terminal. Flower: +- bilateral; sepals +- free, equal; petals +- equal, yellow to orange-red; stamens 10, exserted, free, filaments often glandular. Fruit: dehiscent or not. Seed: several.
Species In Genus: 21 species: southern United States, Mexico, also Peru to Argentina. Etymology: (J. Centurius, Count of Hoffmannsegg, Germany, 1766--1849)
eFlora Treatment Author: Beryl B. Simpson
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to HoffmannseggiaPrevious taxon: Halimodendron halodendron
Next taxon: Hoffmannseggia glauca
Citation for this treatment: Beryl B. Simpson 2016. Hoffmannseggia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9356, accessed on October 20, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 20, 2016.