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|Family: Nartheciaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Stem: erect, +- scapose, 10--70 cm. Leaf: upper 3--6 reduced. Flower: perianth parts free, yellow to green-yellow; stamens 6, filaments woolly; ovary lobes fused into a stylar beak. Seed: brown.
Species In Genus: 4--8 species: northern temperate. Etymology: (Greek: ancient name)
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nartheciaceae
Next taxon: Narthecium californicum
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Narthecium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9544, accessed on August 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 30, 2016.