Castilleja affinis var. neglecta

(Zeile) J. M. Egger

Phytologia 90: 66. 2008.

Common names: Tiburon paintbrush
IllustratedEndemicConservation concern
Basionyms: Castilleja neglecta Zeile in W. L. Jepson Man. Fl. Pl. Calif., 936. 1925
Synonyms: C. affinis subsp. neglecta (Zeile) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 584. Mentioned on page 582, 583.

Stems: hairs dense, sometimes sparse, unbranched, rarely branched. Leaves not fleshy. Inflorescences 1.5–2.5 cm wide; bracts proximally pale-yellow or yellow-green, distally yellow, rarely pink or pale red-orange, often becoming reddish tinted after anthesis, 3-lobed. Calyces green proximally, yellow in outer 1/2, after anthesis often whitish or reddish distally, 14–20 mm. Corollas 17–25 mm; beak subequal to or slightly exserted from calyx, 7–11 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jul.
Habitat: Serpentine meadows and slopes.
Elevation: 0–300 m.

Discussion

Variety neglecta is endemic to Marin, Napa, and Santa Clara counties. Its habitat is threatened by urbanization and recreational uses. Within its limited range, it is the only representative of Castilleja affinis on serpentine substrates and is recognized by its relatively narrow, yellow inflorescences.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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96 +, 72 +  and 48 +
green +  and reddish brown or deep purple +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
J. Mark Egger +, Peter F. Zika +, Barbara L. Wilson +, Richard E. Brainerd +  and Nick Otting +
(Zeile) J. M. Egger +
Castilleja neglecta +
long-exserted +
puberulent +
subequal +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
not +, leathery +  and fleshy +
reddish tinted;pale red-orange;pink;yellow;yellow-green;pale-yellow;pale red-orange;pink;yellow;yellow-green;pale-yellow;pale red-orange;pink;yellow;yellow-green;pale-yellow +
3-lobed +
lateral +  and deeper +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
yellow +  and green +
2-lobed +, lobed +  and tubular +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
taprooted;fibrous-rooted or rhizomatous +
Tiburon paintbrush +
purple +, pink +, red +, orange +, yellow +, white +, green +  and pale greenish +
curved +  and straight +
1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0–300 m. +
spreading-hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Serpentine meadows and slopes. +
branched +  and unbranched +
stipitate-glandular +
25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
axillary +  and terminal +
spiral +, whorled +, alternate +  and opposite +
redbrown +, purplish +  and green +
deciduous +
basal +  and cauline +
linear-oblong;broadly lanceolate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (13 cm130 mm <br />0.13 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
spreading +  and ascending +
3 +, 2 +  and 4 +
oblong +, lanceolate +, linear +  and obovate +
subequal +
0-5-lobed +, involute +, flat +, plane +  and wavy +
reddish +  and whitish +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Mar–Jul. +
20 +  and 100 +
trapezoidal +, oblong-ovoid +, pyramidal +  and ovoid +
Illustrated +, Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
non-secund +  and secund +
elongate +
subequal +
branched +  and unbranched +
sprawling +  and prostrate +
aerial +  and subterranean +
erect +  and ascending +
not fleshy +
2-lobed +  and entire +
C. affinis subsp. neglecta +
Castilleja affinis var. neglecta +
Castilleja affinis +
variety +
shallow;deep +
reduced +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +