Chorizanthe subg. Quintaria

Reveal & Hardham

Phytologia 66: 108. 1989.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 449. Mentioned on page 446.

Plants prostrate to spreading, thinly pubescent. Leaf-blades oblong. Stems not disarticulating at each node. Inflorescences: bracts 3, whorled, connate proximally, leaflike, awn-tipped. Involucres urceolate, not ventricose basally, 5-toothed, without membranous or scarious margins; teeth erect, connate more than 3/4 their length, shallow, unequal, 1 prominent and 4 shorter and equal. Flowers 1; perianth white, sometimes with yellowish tube, glabrous; stamens 9; filaments distinct, adnate at base of floral-tube. Achenes black, 3-gonous. Seeds: embryo curved.

Discussion

Species 1.

Selected References

None.

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3-gonous +
maroon +  and red or cream +
oval +  and oblong +
James L. Reveal +
Reveal & Hardham +
alternate +  and rosulate +
stipelike +
awn-tipped +  and simple +
linear;oblanceolate or spatulate +
glandular +, woolly-floccose +, tomentose +, strigose +, villous +, hirsute +  and pubescent +
leaflike +  and subulate or linear +
disarticulating +, dichotomous +, branched +  and open +
erect +  and spreading +
just below the soil surface or and above the soil surface +  and spreading +
adnate +  and distinct +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
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 +
uniparous +, capitate +  and cymose +
cymelike +, paniclelike +, racemelike +  and spikelike +
connate +  and free +
5-toothed +, ventricose +  and urceolate +
nonmembranous +
in whorls +, opposite +, alternate +  and rosulate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
cauline +  and basal +
bractlike +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
lobed +, undulate +, crisped +, crenulate +  and entire +
not swollen +
orthotropous +
accrescent +
curved +  and straight +
erect to deflexed +
cylindric +  and campanulate +
accrescent +
fleshy +, indurate +  and membranous +
with extrafloral nectaries +  and not articulate +
homostylous +  and 3-carpellate +
, +  and solid +
slender;stout +
not disarticulating +
decumbent to erect +  and prostrate +
prostrate +  and erect +
penicillate +, fimbriate +  and capitate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
coriaceous +  and membranous +
consisting of a series +  and tubular +
distinct +
erect;spreading +
chambered +, , +  and solid +
Slender (?) +  and Stout (?) +
Chorizanthe subg. Quintaria +
Chorizanthe +
subgenus +
lobed +  and laciniate +
coriaceous +
shallow +
unequal +
persistent +
membranous +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
prostrate;spreading +
3 +, 2 +  and 1 +