|University of California, Berkeley|
|Jepson eFlora: Taxon page
Key to families | Table of families and genera
Index to accepted names and synonyms:
| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |
|Family: Iridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus:||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species:||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Habit: Rhizome indistinct. Stem: generally tufted, rounded. Leaf: bases overlapped, sheathing. Inflorescence: flowers in umbel-like cymes; bracts 2, unequal. Flower: perianth red-purple to magenta, occasionally pink or white, parts +- alike; filaments fused in basal 1/2. Seed: brown, angled, pitted.
Species In Genus: 12 species: western hemisphere. Etymology: (Greek: little, united, from stamen bases)
eFlora Treatment Author: Anita F. Cholewa
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Libertia formosa
Next taxon: Olsynium douglasii var. douglasii
Citation for this treatment: Anita F. Cholewa 2016. Olsynium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9439, accessed on October 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 26, 2016.