What’s a dichotomous key? HelpSee list of 5 species in this genus
- Group 1Lycophytes, Monilophytes
- Group 2Gymnosperms
- Group 3Monocots
- Group 4Woody angiosperms with opposite or whorled leaves
- Group 5Woody angiosperms with alternate leaves
- Group 6Herbaceous angiosperms with inferior ovaries
- Group 7Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries and zygomorphic flowers
- Group 8Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, and 2 or more distinct carpels
- Group 9Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, connate petals, and a solitary carpel or 2 or more connate carpels
- Group 10Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, distinct petals or the petals lacking, and 2 or more connate carpels
Reference: Heywood and Akeroyd (1993).
1a. Upper stem leaves either shortly petiolate or sessile and then narrowed to the base
1b. Upper stem leaves sessile and auriculate-clasping the stem
3b. Petals 6–14 mm long; plants sometimes sparsely pubescent near the base; filaments of lateral stamens curved at base; sepals ascending (rarely suberect); indehiscent, apical beak of fruit 7–15 mm long, with 0 (–1) seeds
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