Difference between revisions of "Leptosiphon bicolor"

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*'''Kingdom''': Plantae
*'''Kingdom''': Plantae
*'''Phylum''': Magnoliophyta
*'''Class''': Magnoliopsida
*'''Order''': Ericales/ Solanales
*'''Family''': Polemoniaceae
*'''Genus''': ''Leptosiphon''
*'''Species''': ''bicolor''

Revision as of 11:00, 30 April 2012

Synonym: Linanthus bicolor

Family: Polemoniaceae

English Common Name: true babystar

English Family Name: Pholx family


  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Phylum: Magnoliophyta
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Order: Ericales/ Solanales
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • Genus: Leptosiphon
  • Species: bicolor


Abbreviation: LEBI

Seed sample from: 2011

Average Measurement: 1.3 x 0.8 x 0.7

Measurement Range: L: 1.1 – 1.75, W: 0.6 – 1, D: 0.5 – 1


Shape: Seeds somewhat tear shaped, others elliptical.

Color: Seeds partially translucent and brown. Hilium inconspicuous.

Surface: Seeds bumpy and somewhat corrugated, giving them a “brain-like” texture. Seeds slightly glossy.

Latitudinal Cross Section: elliptical LEBI lat.png

Longitudinal cross section: elliptical LEBI long.png , and at times, obovate LEBI long ob.png