Aristocapsa insignis

(Curran) Reveal & Hardham

Phytologia 66: 84. 1989.

IllustratedEndemicConservation concern
Basionym: Chorizanthe insignis Curran Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 275. 1885
Synonyms: Centrostegia insignis (Curran) A. Heller Oxytheca insignis (Curran) Goodman
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 476.
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Plants 0.2–1 × 0.2–0.8 dm. Leaf-blades (0.3–) 0.5–1.5 × (0.1–) 0.2–0.4 cm. Peduncles 1–2 mm. Involucres 3–5 mm, faintly corrugate; awns divergent, (1–) 2–3 mm. Flowers 1.5 mm; filaments 1.5–2 mm. Achenes 1.5 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Sandy soil in grassland communities, and in pine-oak or juniper woodlands
Elevation: 300-600 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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3-gonous +
red +  and maroon +
James L. Reveal +
(Curran) Reveal & Hardham +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
stipelike +
Chorizanthe insignis +
awn-tipped +  and simple +
linear-spatulate +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
disarticulating +  and dichotomous +
not brittle +
just below the soil surface or and above the soil surface +  and spreading +
300-600 m +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (?) +
disarticulating +  and solid +
decumbent to erect +  and prostrate +
unwinged +  and winged +
black +, red +, brown +  and yellowish +
exserted +  and included +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
spheroidal +, 4-gonous +, lenticular +, biconvex +, discoid +, 3-gonous +  and 2-gonous +
Sandy soil in grassland communities, and in pine-oak or juniper woodlands +
cymelike +, paniclelike +, racemelike +  and spikelike +
connate +  and free +
turbinate +  and tubular +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
nonmembranous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
in whorls +, opposite +, alternate +  and rosulate +
deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
bractlike +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
lobed +, undulate +, crisped +, crenulate +  and entire +
not swollen +
orthotropous +
accrescent +
curved +  and straight +
erect to deflexed +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
cylindric +  and campanulate +
accrescent +
fleshy +, indurate +  and membranous +
with extrafloral nectaries +  and not articulate +
Flowering May–Jun. +
homostylous +  and 3-carpellate +
, +  and solid +
slender;stout +
Illustrated +, Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
disarticulating +  and solid +
decumbent to spreading or erect +  and prostrate +
erect +  and arising +
not fistulose +
penicillate +, fimbriate +  and capitate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
coriaceous +  and membranous +
consisting of a series +  and tubular +
distinct +
erect;spreading or recurved +
Centrostegia insignis +  and Oxytheca insignis +
chambered +, , +  and solid +
Aristocapsa insignis +
Aristocapsa +
species +
lobed +  and laciniate +
coriaceous +
persistent +
membranous +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
3 +, 2 +  and 1 +