MATRICARIA

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Matricaria has been confused with Tripleurospermum (see discussion under the latter). Typification of Matricaria was discussed by K. Bremer and C. J. Humphries (1993), who rejected the arguments of S. Rauschert (1974) in favor of the use of Chamomilla over Matricaria.

Facts about "MATRICARIA"
apex orientation or shapeoblique +
apex shaperounded + and obtuse +
array architectureopen + and corymbiform +
base architecturesheathing + and clasping +
base external textureindurate +
base shapeauriculate +
blade shapespatulate +, oblong +, ovate + and lobed +
chromosome count9 +
corolla architecture or shapeasymmetric +
corolla behaviourpersisting +
corolla colorationwhite +, yellow + and green +
cypsela architecture or shapeasymmetric +
cypsela shapeobconic + and compressed +
face architecture or external texture or reliefsmooth +
face external textureglabrous +, glabrate + and hairy +
floret architecturepistillate +
floret count0 +
floret reproductionfertile + and bisexual +
gland architecturesessile +
gland arrangementscattered +
gland colorationgolden +
hair fixationbasifixed +
head architectureradiate + and discoid +
head arrangementsingly + and in open , corymbiform arrays +
involucre shapepatelliform +
lamina shapeelliptic-ovate +
leaf architecturesubpetiolate + and sessile +
leaf arrangementalternate +
leaf behaviourwithering +
leaf conditionmarcescent +
leaf positionbasal + and cauline +
lobe arrangement or shapelinear +
lobe course or orientationcurved +
lobe orientationspreading +
lobe shapedeltate +
margin colorationhyaline +
margin external texturescarious +
margin orientationrecurved +
margin shapeentire + and mucronate +
pappus count0 +
pappus shapecoroniform +
phyllary durationpersistent +
phyllary fusiondistinct +
phyllary shapeoblong +, ovate +, spatulate +, linear-spatulate + and carinate +
phyllary sizesubequal +
receptacle architecturehollow + and epaleate +
receptacle shapeconic +, oblong-ovoid + and subulate +
rib count5 +
stem architecturebranched +
stem external textureglabrous + and glabrate +
stem habitdecumbent +
stem orientationerect + and ascending +
throat shapeurceolate + and campanulate +
tube shapedilated +
whole organism architecturetaprooted +
whole organism life styleannual +
whole organism odoraromatic +