Acanthoscyphus parishii var. cienegensis

(Ertter) Reveal

Harvard Pap. Bot. 9: 144. 2004. 2004

Common names: Cienega Seca flowery puncturebract
Endemic
Basionyms: Oxytheca parishii var. cienegensis Ertter Brittonia 32: 89, fig. 6G. 1980
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Mentioned on page 438.

Plants erect, 0.5–4 dm. Stems slender, 3–8 cm. Leaf-blades 1–3.5 cm. Inflorescences: bracts 2 (–3), subulate, awns 0.5–1.5 mm. Peduncles 0.5–2 (–3.5) cm. Involucres: awns 7–10, ivory-colored, (3–) 4–5 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Sandy flats and slopes, montane conifer forests
Elevation: 2100-2500 m

Discussion

Variety cienegensis is known only from the San Bernardino Mountains of San Bernardino County.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

dark-brown;deep maroon +
globose-lenticular +
red +  and maroon +
oblong +  and oval +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br />) +
James L. Reveal +
(Ertter) Reveal +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
ivory-colored +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
stipelike +
Oxytheca parishii var. cienegensis +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
awn-tipped +  and simple +
spatulate;oblong or oblanceolate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
glandular +  and glabrous +
subulate +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
disarticulating +  and dichotomous +
not brittle +
just below the soil surface or and above the soil surface +  and spreading +
Cienega Seca flowery puncturebract +
2100-2500 m +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
disarticulating +  and solid +
decumbent to erect +  and prostrate +
unwinged +  and winged +
black +, red +, brown +  and yellowish +
exserted +  and included +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
spheroidal +, 4-gonous +, lenticular +, biconvex +, discoid +, 3-gonous +  and 2-gonous +
Sandy flats and slopes, montane conifer forests +
cymelike +, paniclelike +, racemelike +  and spikelike +
connate +  and free +
turbinate +  and tubular +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
nonmembranous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
persistent +
cauline +  and basal +
bractlike +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
ciliate-denticulate +
not swollen +
orthotropous +
accrescent +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
curved +  and straight +
erect to deflexed +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
hirsute +  and strigose +
urceolate +  and campanulate +
accrescent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
fleshy +, indurate +  and membranous +
with extrafloral nectaries +  and not articulate +
Flowering Jun–Sep. +
homostylous +  and 3-carpellate +
Harvard Pap. Bot. +
, +  and solid +
slender;stout +
disarticulating +  and solid +
decumbent to spreading or erect +  and prostrate +
spreading +, erect to somewhat +  and arising +
not fistulose +
slender +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
penicillate +, fimbriate +  and capitate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
2-lobed +  and cylindric +
coriaceous +  and membranous +
consisting of a series +  and tubular +
distinct +
erect;spreading or recurved +
Oxytheca sect. Acanthoscyphus +
chambered +, , +  and solid +
Acanthoscyphus parishii var. cienegensis +
Acanthoscyphus parishii +
variety +
1/4 +  and 1/3 +
divided +  and entire +
coriaceous +
persistent +
membranous +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
3 +, 2 +  and 1 +