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Colchicaceae

See list of 2 genera in this family
  • 1a. Tepals connate in the lower portion, forming an elongate basal tube, pink to purple or white (rarely yellow); scape very short (plants appearing stemless); ovary subterranean; plants from a corm
  • 1b. Tepals distinct, yellow; stem evident, bearing leaves and flowers [Fig. 64]; ovary elevated well above the ground on an aerial stem; plants from rhizomes

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