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Anchusa

See list of 3 species in this genus
  • 1a. Corolla zygomorphic, the basal tube bent; mericarps obliquely oriented in life, 1–2 mm tall; plants annual
  • 1b. Corolla actinomorphic, the basal tube straight; mericarps obliquely oriented or erect in life, 2–9 mm tall; plants perennial
    • 2a. Mericarps erect, longer than wide, (6–)7–10 × 2–3 mm; bracts subtending flowers with a narrow-lanceolate blade; calyx 6–8(–10) mm long in flower, up to 18 mm long in fruit, the lobes linear to narrow-lanceolate
    • 2b. Mericarps obliquely oriented, wider than long, ca. 2 × 4 mm; bracts subtending flowers with an ovate to oblong blade; calyx 5–7 mm long in flower, up to 10 mm long in fruit, the lobes narrow-triangular to lanceolate

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