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|Family: Asphodelaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, perennial herb. Leaf: basal, alternate, linear, entire. Inflorescence: bracts persistent, narrowly lanceolate, scarious; pedicels jointed. Flower: perianth parts +- free, white or +- pink; filaments widened, especially toward base; stigma head-like, +- 3-lobed. Seed: 6, black.
Species In Genus: 12 species: southern Europe. Etymology: (Greek: ancient name, flower of Hades and the dead)
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Aloe ×schoenlandii
Next taxon: Asphodelus fistulosus
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Asphodelus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=9490, accessed on April 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 28, 2017.