Allium gooddingii

Ownbey

Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. 15: 222. 1947.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 245. Mentioned on page 228.

Bulbs 1–3, clustered on thick, irislike rhizome, elongate, 2–3 × 0.5–1 cm; outer coats enclosing single bulb, brownish, membranous, minutely striate, cells in regular vertical rows, elongate, not fibrous-reticulate, fibers persistent, parallel, few, coarse; inner coats whitish or pinkish, minutely striate, cells in vertical rows, elongate. Leaves persistent, green at anthesis, 3–6, basally sheathing, sheaths not extending much above soil level; blade solid, flat, 8–25 cm × 4–8 mm, margins entire. Scape persistent, solitary, erect, solid, flattened, narrowly winged distally, 34–45 cm × 1–3 mm. Umbel persistent, erect, loose, 18–23-flowered, conic, bulbils unknown; spathe bracts persistent, 2, 3–5-veined, narrowly lanceolate, ± equal, apex acute. Flowers campanulate, 8–10 mm; tepals erect, pink, elliptic, ± equal, withering in fruit, margins entire, apex obtuse, midribs not thickened; stamens ± equaling tepals; anthers white or purple; pollen white; ovary crestless; style linear, equaling stamens; stigma capitate, unlobed; pedicel 15–20 mm, elongating in fruit. Seed-coat dull or shining; cells each with minute, central papilla. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Steep, rocky slopes
Elevation: 2400–2900 m

Discussion

Allium gooddingii is known only from the mountains of east-central Arizona and adjacent New Mexico, and the Santa Catalina Mountains of southern Arizona.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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... more about "Allium gooddingii"
purple +  and white +
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
Obtuse (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
Ownbey +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
straight +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
falcate +, flat +, channeled +, terete +  and linear +
4mm;8mm +
conspicuous +
2cm +  and 3cm +
single +, 1 +  and 3 +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
roughened +  and smooth +
elongate +
Ariz. +  and N.Mex. +
2400–2900 m +
persistent +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Steep, rocky slopes +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
pinkish +  and whitish +
persistent +
not thickened +
crested;3-lobed +
many;several +
elongating +
spreading +  and erect +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering Jun–Sep. +
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. +
winged +  and solid +
persistent +
34cm +  and 45cm +
flattened +
1mm +  and 3mm +
shining +  and dull +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
epipetalous +
1 +  and several +
Allium gooddingii +
species +
persisting +
distinct +
petal-like +
equaling +  and equal +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
18-23-flowered +
persistent +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +