Castilleja martini var. clokeyi

(Pennell) N. H. Holmgren

Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 21(4): 55. 1971.

Common names: Clokey’s paintbrush
Endemic
Basionyms: Castilleja clokeyi Pennell Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 89: 420. 1938
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 625. Mentioned on page 573, 626.

Herbs 1.5–4 (–6) dm. Stems: hairs short or long and distally short, stiff, sometimes with short, leafy axillary shoots. Leaves 3–5-lobed. Bracts distally red or orange-red, lanceolate, 3–7-lobed, often with 1–3 shallow teeth on apex of central lobe; lobes lanceolate to oblanceolate, medium length. Calyces proximally whitish, 14–21 (–28) mm; abaxial and adaxial clefts 7–10 mm, 40–50% of calyx length; lobes lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, apex acute to sometimes obtuse. Corolla beaks 11–21 mm; abaxial lip green. 2n = 48.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Dry rocky or gravelly slopes, open conifer forests, montane to subalpine.
Elevation: 1500–3200 m.

Discussion

Variety clokeyi has a distinct distribution in the arid mountain ranges surrounding the Death Valley region of California and adjacent southwestern Nevada, where it usually occurs near timberline.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"medium" is not a number.

0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
not inflated +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
green to sometimes +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
J. Mark Egger +, Peter F. Zika +, Barbara L. Wilson +, Richard E. Brainerd +  and Nick Otting +
(Pennell) N. H. Holmgren +
Castilleja clokeyi +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br />) +
not +, leathery +  and fleshy +
orange-red;red +
3-7-lobed +  and lanceolate +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
lateral +  and deeper +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
2-lobed +, lobed +  and tubular +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br />) +
taprooted;fibrous-rooted or rhizomatous +
fleshy +  and woody +
Clokey’s paintbrush +
1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br />) +
purple +, pink +, red +, orange +, yellow +, white +, green +  and pale greenish +
straight +  and slightly curved +
2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
Calif. +  and Nev. +
1500–3200 m. +
spreading-hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Dry rocky or gravelly slopes, open conifer forests, montane to subalpine. +
much-branched +, unbranched +  and eglandular +
stipitate-glandular +
axillary +  and terminal +
spiral +, whorled +, alternate +  and opposite +
deciduous +
basal +  and cauline +
3-5-lobed +
arising +, spreading +, ascending +  and ascending-spreading +
3 +, 2 +  and 4 +
lanceolate +  and broadly lanceolate +
subequal +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
green to sometimes +
obtuse +, rounded +, 0-5-lobed +, involute +, flat +, wavy +, ovate +, linear +, lanceolate +  and oblong +
obtuse;rounded +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
Mem. New York Bot. Gard. +
20 +  and 100 +
trapezoidal +, oblong-ovoid +, pyramidal +  and ovoid +
non-secund +  and secund +
elongate +
subequal +
branched +  and unbranched +
sprawling +  and prostrate +
aerial +  and subterranean +
ascending +  and erect +
several;many +
not fleshy +
2-lobed +  and entire +
Castilleja applegatei subsp. martini +
Castilleja martini var. clokeyi +
Castilleja martini +
variety +
green +  and white +
shallow +
1 +  and 3 +
reduced +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +