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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Rhizomes long. Stem: simple or branched. Leaf: cauline, alternate, oblong to ovate, acute to acuminate. Inflorescence: flowers 1(2) in leaf axils, with sharp bend at juncture of peduncle, pedicel. Flower: bell- to saucer-shaped; perianth parts 6, petal-like; stamens 6, filaments flat, anthers abruptly tipped; ovary superior, chambers 3, style 1, entire or 3-lobed. Fruit: berry, +- green to dark red. Seed: 3--15, elliptic, grooved or wrinkled.
Species In Genus: 7 species: North America, Eurasia. Etymology: (Greek: twisted foot, from peduncles)
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Scoliopus bigelovii
Next taxon: Streptopus amplexifolius var. americanus
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Streptopus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9558, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.