Allium parryi

S. Watson

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 14: 231. 1879.

Synonyms: Allium fimbriatum var. parryi (S. Watson) Ownbey ex Traub Allium kessleri Davidson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 253. Mentioned on page 229.

Bulbs 1–3, not clustered on stout, primary rhizome, ovoid to globose, 0.8–1.4 × 0.8–1.5 cm; outer coats enclosing 1 or more bulbs, brown to reddish-brown, chartaceous, lacking cellular reticulation or cells arranged in only 2–3 rows distal to roots, ± quadrate, without fibers; inner coats light-brown, cells obscure, quadrate. Leaves persistent, withering from tip by anthesis, 1, basally sheathing, sheath not extending much above soil surface; blade solid, terete, 12–28 cm × 1–3 mm. Scape persistent, solitary, erect, solid, terete, 5–25 cm × 1–3 mm. Umbel persistent, erect, loose, 8–50-flowered, hemispheric, bulbels unknown; spathe bracts persistent, 2–3, 4–6-veined, ovate, ± equal, apex setaceous. Flowers campanulate, 6–9 mm; tepals erect, white to pink, becoming deep pink to red after anthesis, lanceolate to lanceovate, ± equal, becoming ± rigid in fruit, margins entire, apex acute to acuminate, flaring distally; stamens included; anthers yellow; pollen yellow; ovary crested; processes 6, prominent, ± triangular, margins ± irregularly toothed, apex emarginate; style linear, equaling stamens or shorter; stigma capitate, 3-lobed, lobes slender, recurved; pedicel 6–20 mm, flexuous in fruit. Seed-coat shining; cells minutely roughened. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jul.
Habitat: Clay or sandy soils on dry slopes
Elevation: 900–2200 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Allium parryi"
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
emarginate +  and entire +
Acute (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
S. Watson +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
straight +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (28 cm280 mm <br />0.28 m <br />) +
1mm;3mm +
conspicuous +
0.8cm +  and 1.4cm +
1 +  and 3 +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
roughened +  and smooth +
quadrate +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
900–2200 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 +  and acuminate +
Clay or sandy soils on dry slopes +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
slender +
toothed +, acute +  and acuminate +
gray +  and brown +
crested +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering May–Jul. +
triangular +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
brown +  and reddish-brown +
lacking +  and 1 +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
persistent +
5cm +  and 25cm +
1mm +  and 3mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
Allium fimbriatum var. parryi +  and Allium kessleri +
Allium parryi +
species +
persisting +
distinct +
flaring +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
8-50-flowered +
persistent +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +