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Key to Themidaceae

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1. Perianth parts ± free at base, not forming obvious tube

2. Filaments basally dilated, fused to form nectar cup, distally thread-like ..... BLOOMERIA

2' Filaments thread-like to dilated, occasionally overlapped or fused but not forming cup ..... MUILLA

1' Perianth parts fused at base, forming obvious tube

3. Stamens 3

4. Scape generally straight; staminodes (0)3, stamensperianth appendages absent ..... BRODIAEA

4' Scape generally curved, twisted, or twining; staminodes 0 (3 in Dichelostemma volubile); perianth appendages forming crown-like tube outside anthers ..... DICHELOSTEMMA

3' Stamens 6

5. Filaments fused into tube with appendages forming crown ..... ANDROSTEPHIUM

5' Filaments free, appendages forming crown or generally 0

6. Anthers attached to filaments at middle ..... TRITELEIA

6' Anthers attached to filaments at base ..... DIPTEROSTEMON


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