Allium canadense var. ecristatum

Ownbey

Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. 18: 193. 1951.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 235.

Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1.5–2 × 2–2.5 cm; inner coat cells somewhat contorted. Leaves 3–6; blade 1–5 mm wide, margins entire or denticulate. Scape solitary, 10–30 cm. Umbel 5–25-flowered, producing capsules and seeds, bulbils almost unknown; spathe bracts 3, ovate. Flowers fragrant, 5–7 mm; tepals erect, deep pink, ± thick; pedicel linear, stout, subequal, 15–22 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–early Apr.
Habitat: Known only from c coastal plain where it grows on prairies
Elevation: 0–200 m

Discussion

Allium canadense var. ecristatum is endemic to Texas and was first published as a nomen nudum under A. reticulatum.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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

versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
Obtuse (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
Ownbey +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
straight +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
not carinate +  and channeled +
1mm;5mm +
conspicuous +
1.5cm +  and 2cm +
1 +  and 4 +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
grayish;brownish +
roughened +  and smooth +
elongate +
0–200 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
fragrant +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Known only from c coastal plain where it grows on prairies +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
denticulate +  and entire +
open +  and fine-meshed +
gray +  and brown +
crested;3-lobed +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
subequal +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering Mar–early Apr. +
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. +
persistent +
10cm +  and 60cm +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
1mm +  and 5mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
3-lobed +, unlobed +  and capitate +
Allium canadense var. ecristatum +
Allium canadense +
variety +
persisting +
distinct +
lanceolate +  and elliptic +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
5-25-flowered +
persistent +
sinuous +  and straight +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +