Pittonia 5: 146. 1903
Etymology: Greek hesperos, evening or western, and mecon, poppy
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
Herbs annual, short-caulescent, subscapose, distinctly pubescent, from fibrous roots; sap clear. Stems leafy at and near base, erect, branching from base. Leaves opposite, sessile; blade broadly linear, unlobed. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, 1-flowered; bracts absent; bud nodding. Flowers: sepals 3, with overlapping, loosely connivent flaps; petals 6, occasionally more on robust specimens; stamens 12 or more, usually in several series; filaments dilated distally; pistil 3-carpellate; ovary 1-locular; stigmas 3. Capsules erect, 3-valved, dehiscing from apex. Seeds many, aril absent. x = 7.
Species 1 (1 in the flora).
Facts about "Hesperomecon"
|Author||Gary L. Hannan +|
|Etymology||Greek hesperos, evening or western, and mecon, poppy +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Publication title||Pittonia +|
|Publication year||1903 +|
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|Taxon family||Papaveraceae +|
|Taxon name||Hesperomecon +|
|Taxon parent||Papaveraceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 3 +|