Croton setiger Hook.
Pertinent Synonyms & Notes (particularly those used in California; go to GRIN for other synonyms)
Eremocarpus setigerus (Hook.) Benth.
Pertinent Common Names (particularly those used in California; go to GRIN for other common names)
turkey mullein, doveweed
Primary Disseminule Type
Description (diagnostics are in brown)
Fruit a single-seeded, one-chambered capsule, oblong, 3–5(6) mm long, hairy.
Seed oblong in outline, ± trigonous (back rounded, front 2-sided), slightly compressed, 3–5(6) mm long x 2–2.5(4) mm wide x 1.5–2.5 mm thick. Surface shiny, smooth, glabrous, light to dark gray with or without dark brown or black mottling, or gray and black-striped. Caruncle absent. A prominent seam (raphe) on the ventral side connects the hilum to the obliquely-angled, flattened chalazal area.
Hilum lighter than testa, ± round.
Risk Assessment (codes in yellow or red indicate cause for concern; assessments are current as of mid-2011; click AUQP, NZBORIC, or NZBPI for access to the most recent versions of these databases and possible assessment changes)
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