Aquilegia eximia

Van Houtte ex Planchon

J. Gén. Hort. 12: 13, plate 1188. 1857.

EndemicIllustrated
Synonyms: Aquilegia fontinalis J. T. Howell
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems 50-100 cm. Basal leaves 2-3×-ternately compound, 15-35 cm, much shorter than stems; leaflets green adaxially, to 10-48 mm, somewhat viscid; primary petiolules 21-90 mm (leaflets not crowded), glandular-pubescent. Flowers nodding; sepals perpendicular to floral axis, red, lanceovate, 15-28 × 5-10 mm, apex narrowly acute or acuminate; petals: spurs red, straight, ± parallel, 18-32 mm, stout, abruptly narrowed near middle, mouth yellow, cut obliquely backward from insertion, blade thus absent; stamens 17-30 mm. Follicles 15-25 mm; beak 12-20 mm.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (May–Aug).
Habitat: Damp rocky places
Elevation: 0-2000 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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Acuminate (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Alan T. Whittemore +
Van Houtte ex Planchon +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
cuneate +, truncate +  and cordate +
straight +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
globose;cylindric +
1-10-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
0-2000 m +
1-10-flowered +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
Damp rocky places +
axillary +  and terminal +
compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
parted +  and lobed +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4.8 cm48 mm <br />0.048 m <br />) +
palmate +  and pinnate +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer (May–Aug). +
5 +  and 10 +
glandular-pubescent +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
J. Gén. Hort. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
obovoid +
not persistent +
distinct +
perpendicular +
3 +  and 6 +
lanceovate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (5.1 cm51 mm <br />0.051 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
straight +
backward-pointing +
narrowed +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (3.2 cm32 mm <br />0.032 m <br />) +
scale-like +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
persistent +
Aquilegia fontinalis +
Aquilegia eximia +
Aquilegia +
species +
enlarged +
herbaceous +  and woody +