Abronia alpina

Brandegee

Bot. Gaz. 27: 456. 1899. 1899

EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 69. Mentioned on page 62.

Plants perennial. Stems prostrate, well branched, forming small mats, elongate, viscid-pubescent. Leaves: petiole 1–2 cm; blade orbiculate-oval, 0.4–1 × 0.3–0.5 cm, margins entire, plane, surfaces glandular-pubescent. Inflorescences: peduncle shorter than subtending petiole; bracts lanceolate to ovate, 2–3 × 1–2 mm, papery, glandular-pubescent; flowers 1–5. Perianth: tube whitish, 10–18 mm, limb white to lavender-pink, 6–8 mm diam. Fruits narrowly obovate in profile, 3–4 × 2–3 mm, thin, coriaceous, apex broadly conic; wings absent or 5-angled.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Sandy soils, alpine meadows
Elevation: 2600-3000 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

No values specified.

... more about "Abronia alpina"
Leo A. Galloway +
Brandegee +
glutinous +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
orbiculate-oval +
succulent +
0.3cm;0.5cm +
persistent +
distinct +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
glandular-pubescent +
lanceolate +  and ovate +
not accrescent +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (?) +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
flattened +  and dilated +
2600-3000 m +
curved +  and straight +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
1 +  and 5 +
chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
not +  and winged +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
glabrate +  and viscid puberulent +
coriaceous +
Sandy soils, alpine meadows +
cauline +  and basal +
unequal +
white +  and lavender-pink +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
5-lobed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
small +
expanded +
salverform +
constricted +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Flowering summer. +
slightly rounded;conic +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
prostrate +  and erect +
elongate +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
rugose +  and smooth +
glandular-pubescent +
Tricratus +
slender +  and stout +
Abronia alpina +
species +
gland-tipped +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
5-angled +