Abronia carletonii

J. M. Coulter & Fisher

Bot. Gaz. 17: 349. 1892. 1892

Endemic
Synonyms: Abronia nealleyi Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 65. Mentioned on page 62.

Plants perennial. Stems ascending, infrequently procumbent, unbranched to few branched, elongate, often whitish, viscid-puberulent to glandular-pubescent. Leaves: petiole 1–4.5 cm; blade lanceolate to elliptic-oblong, 2.5–5 × 0.5–3 cm, margins entire to ± repand and undulate, adaxial surface glabrous, abaxial surface glabrous or puberulent. Inflorescences: peduncle longer than subtending petiole; bracts ovate, 4–8 × 2–5 mm, papery, apex acute to acuminate, glandular-pubescent, sometimes villous basally; flowers 15–30. Perianth: tube greenish, 8–16 mm, limb pale-pink to light magenta, 5–7 mm diam. Fruits turbinate, 4–17 × 3–5 mm, scarious, apex broadly obtuse and beaked; wings 5, thin walled, truncate and conspicuously dilated distally, dilations as wide as long and flattened perpendicular to plane of lamina, cavities extending throughout.


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Calcareous or gypseous, clay or silty soils, shrublands
Elevation: 1000-1600 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Abronia carletonii"
puberulent +  and glabrous +
villous;glandular-pubescent +
Leo A. Galloway +
J. M. Coulter & Fisher +
glutinous +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
lanceolate;elliptic-oblong +
succulent +
0.5cm;3cm +
persistent +
distinct +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
not accrescent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
flattened +  and dilated +
Colo. +, N.Mex. +  and Tex. +
1000-1600 m +
curved +  and straight +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
15 +  and 30 +
chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
not +  and winged +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
glabrate +  and viscid puberulent +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Calcareous or gypseous, clay or silty soils, shrublands +
cauline +  and basal +
unequal +
pale-pink +  and light magenta +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
5-lobed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
undulate +, entire +  and more or less repand +
expanded +
salverform +
constricted +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–fall. +
slightly rounded;conic +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
unbranched +  and few branched +
elongate +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
rugose +  and smooth +
Abronia nealleyi +
slender +  and stout +
Abronia carletonii +
species +
gland-tipped +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
dilated +