lyrate


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lyrate

shaped like a lyre.
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I cannot be certain of the original shape of the styles, but some give the impression that they were lyrate. If that is the case, the petals will probably prove to be pink or lilac; I know of no yellow-flowered species of Mascagnia with lyrate posterior styles.
Leaves alternate to rarely opposite, rosulate, clustered at the branch apices to clustered in the axils of the old leaves; petiolate, sessile to sheathing at the base; blades entire, lyrate, pinnatisect to pinnately compound, unarmed to spiny, pinnately, palmately to three-veined, rarely parallel-veined, glabrous to pubescent.
Leaves rosulate; sessile to pseudopetiolate; blades entire to lyrate, lanceolate, elliptical, obovate to spathulate, pinnately veined, margin entire to runcinate, glabrous to glabrescent above, densely pubescent beneath.