Romneya Harv.
  • London J. Bot. 4: 74–76, pl. 3. 1845.
  • Matilija-poppy [for Rev. T. Romney R 1882, Irish astronomer at Armagh and friend of Thomas Coulter, botanist at Dublin]


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Romneya Harv. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000033443. Accessed on: 22 Feb 2020'

General Information

Subshrubs or shrubs, large, glaucous, from creeping rhizomes; sap clear. Stems herbaceous above base, branching, leafy, sparsely pilose or glabrate. Leaves alternate, petiolate; blade gray-green, 1-2× pinnately deeply lobed; primary lobes 3-5, lanceolate or ovate. Inflorescences terminal, 1-flowered; bracts present. Flowers: sepals 3, distinct; petals 6, white, obovate, crinkled; stamens many; anthers yellow; pistil 7-12-carpellate; ovary oblong to ovoid, 1-locular or incompletely to completely multilocular by placental intrusion; style absent; stigmas 7-12, flattened, coherent proximally, radiate-ascending, velvety. Fruits capsular, oblong to ovoid, bristly, dehiscing from apex. Seeds many, ovoid, 1.3-1.5 mm, aril absent. x = 19.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Matilija-poppy [for Rev. T. Romney R 1882, Irish astronomer at Armagh and friend of Thomas Coulter, botanist at Dublin]

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    Papaveraceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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