Allium atrorubens var. cristatum

(S. Watson) McNeal

Madroño 39: 86. 1992.

Endemic
Basionym: Allium cristatum S. Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 14: 232. 1879
Synonyms: Allium atrorubens subsp. inyonis (M. E. Jones) Traub Allium atrorubens var. inyonis (M. E. Jones) Ownbey Allium decipiens S. Watson Allium inyonis Allium nevadense subsp. cristatum (S. Watson) Traub Allium nevadense var. cristatum (S. Watson) Ownbey
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 249.

Tepals pale-pink with darker-pink midveins, lanceovate to ovate, apex margins flat, not becoming involute. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering late Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Sandy, rocky, or clay soils on desert slopes and mountains
Elevation: 1200–2100 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Nev., Utah.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number."broad" is not a number.

versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
Acute (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
(S. Watson) McNeal +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
Allium cristatum +
straight +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (22 cm220 mm <br />0.22 m <br />) +
1mm;2.5mm +
conspicuous +
1cm +  and 1.6cm +
1 +  and 3 +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
roughened +  and smooth +
quadrate +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Nev. +  and Utah. +
1200–2100 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Sandy, rocky, or clay soils on desert slopes and mountains +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
white +  and pink +
persistent +
entire +  and notched or shallowly toothed +
gray +  and brown +
crested +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering late Apr–Jun. +
light yellow +  and white +
triangular +
lacking +  and 1 +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
persistent +
5cm +  and 17cm +
1mm +  and 3mm +
shining +  and dull +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
Allium atrorubens subsp. inyonis +, Allium atrorubens var. inyonis +, Allium decipiens +, Allium inyonis +, Allium nevadense subsp. cristatum +  and Allium nevadense var. cristatum +
Allium atrorubens var. cristatum +
Allium atrorubens +
variety +
persisting +
distinct +
lanceovate +  and ovate +
more or less equal or inner tepals longer and narrower +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
5-50-flowered +
persistent +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +