Chlorogalum purpureum

Brandegee

Zoë 4: 159. 1893.

Common names: Purple amole
EndemicConservation concern
Basionym: Laothoë purpurea (Brandegee) Greene Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 1: 91. 1904
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 310. Mentioned on page 308.

Bulbs 2.5–3 cm, tunic white to brown, with membranous scales. Leaves 1 cm × 2–5 mm, margins undulate. Panicles 1–4 dm, branches few. Flowers diurnal, occurring singly along inflorescence axis; tepals recurved, deep blue to purple, subrotate, 5–7 mm; stamens ca. equal to tepals; anthers yellow, 1 mm; pollen yellow; style exserted, especially in old flowers, 5–6 mm; pedicel slender, 4–10 mm, typically longer than perianth. Capsules 3 mm.

Discussion

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

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

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cordate +  and linear +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
Judy Jernstedt +
Brandegee +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
Laothoë purpurea +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
reduced +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
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connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
3-valved +  and capsular +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
umbellate +, cymose +  and spicate +
persistent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
undulate +
superior +  and inferior +
many;several +
typically longer +
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zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
membranous +
wind-distributed +
2 +  and 1 +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
3 (?) +, 4 (?) +  and 6 (?) +
1 +  and several +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
3-lobed +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
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blue;purple +
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