familyLiliaceae
genusAllium

Allium coryi

M. E. Jones

Contr. W. Bot. 17: 21. 1930.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 239. Mentioned on page 226, 240.

Bulbs 1–5, without basal bulbels, ovoid, 1–1.8 × 0.7–1.5 cm; outer coats enclosing 1 or more bulbs, brown, reticulate, cells fine-meshed, open, fibrous; inner coats whitish or brownish, cells intricately contorted, walls not sinuous. Leaves persistent, green at anthesis, 3–5, sheathing; blade solid, flat, channeled, 10–30 cm × 1–3 mm, margins entire. Scape persistent, solitary, erect, ± terete, 10–30 cm × 1–3 mm. Umbel persistent, erect, compact or ± loose, usually 10–25-flowered, hemispheric-globose, bulbils unknown; spathe bracts persistent, 2–3, 1-veined, ovate, ± equal, apex acuminate. Flowers campanulate to ± stellate, 6–9 mm; tepals spreading, bright-yellow, sometimes tinged with red, fading with age and sometimes upon drying, ovate to lanceolate, ± equal, becoming papery and rigid in fruit, margins entire, apex obtuse or acute, midribs somewhat thickened; stamens included; anthers yellow; pollen yellow; ovary crestless or rarely crested; processes 6, central, low, sometimes distinct or connate in pairs across septa, rounded, margins entire; style linear, ± equaling stamens; stigma capitate, unlobed or obscurely lobed; pedicel 5–20 mm. Seed-coat shining; cells smooth. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–May.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and plains, mountains
Elevation: 800–1400 m

Discussion

Allium coryi is known only from western Texas.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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

... more about "Allium coryi"
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
Acute (?) +, Obtuse (?) +, Ovate (?) +  and Lanceolate (?) +
rigid +  and papery +
Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
M. E. Jones +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
straight +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
channeled +
1mm;3mm +
conspicuous +
1cm +  and 1.8cm +
1 +  and 5 +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
roughened +  and smooth +
800–1400 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
acute +, obtuse +, ovate +  and lanceolate +
rigid +  and papery +
Rocky slopes and plains, mountains +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
brownish +  and whitish +
persistent +
acute +, obtuse +, ovate +  and lanceolate +
Rigid (?) +  and Papery (?) +
open +  and fine-meshed +
gray +  and brown +
crested +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering Apr–May. +
connate +  and distinct +
low +  and central +
Contr. W. Bot. +
persistent +
10cm +  and 30cm +
1mm +  and 3mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
lobed +, unlobed +  and capitate +
Allium coryi +
species +
fading;tinged with red;bright-yellow +
persisting +
distinct +
petal-like +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
10-25-flowered +, loose +  and compact +
persistent +
not sinuous +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +