Allotropa virgata

Torrey & A. Gray in War Department [U.S.]

in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. 6(3): 80, 81. 1858 ,.

Common names: Sugarstick
IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 391.

Inflorescences 1.5–5 dm; bracts white, thin, 0.5–3 × 0.2–0.9 cm. Flowers: sepals 4–7 × 1–1.5 mm; petals elliptic to orbiculate, concave, 3–6 × 2–4 mm, base not saccate, margins irregular to lacerate; stamens inverted at anthesis, depressed-ovoid, 3–5 mm; anthers 1–1.5 mm diam.; ovary 2–4 × 3–5 mm, glabrous; style 0.5–2 × 1–1.5 mm; stigma 1.5–2.5 mm diam., apex slightly depressed. Capsules 5-segmented, 4–7 × 6–8 mm. Seeds 0.5–1.2 mm. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Moist, mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests
Elevation: 70-3100 m

Distribution

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B.C., Calif., Idaho, Mont., Nev., Oreg., Wash.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

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1mm +  and 1.5mm +
Gary D. Wallace +
Torrey & A. Gray in War Department [U.S.] +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
fibrous +  and fleshy +
acicular;plane +
coriaceous +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
5-segmented +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +, in basal rosettes +  and alternate +
Sugarstick +
persistent +  and deciduous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
B.C. +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
70-3100 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
erect +  and spreading +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
loculicidal +
Moist, mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests +
multicellular +
whorled +, , +, opposite +, pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
scale-like +
reduced +
lacerate +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
3mm;5mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
elongated +
distinct +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. +
distinct +
fusiform +
0.5mm +  and 1.2mm +
distinct +
2 +  and 5 +
linear +  and filiform +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
depressed-ovoid +
decumbent +  and erect +
1.5mm +  and 2.5mm +
straight +
0.5mm;2mm +
1mm +  and 1.5mm +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Allotropa virgata +
Allotropa +
species +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +