Cordylanthus pilosus subsp. pilosus

Endemic
Synonyms: Cordylanthus diffusus Pennell C. pilosus subsp. diffusus (Pennell) Munz
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 674.

Proximal leaves 1–4 mm wide, margins entire or lobed distally. Inflorescences: bracts entire.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Open woodlands and chaparral, sometimes on serpentine.
Elevation: 60–1500 m.

Discussion

Subspecies pilosus grows in the Central Valley and Coast Ranges. Plants growing on serpentine appear depauperate, generally have fewer flowers per cluster, and are usually less hairy. Plants that appear to be intermediates between subspp. pilosus and trifidus occur in the Sacramento Valley.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
rounded +  and galeate +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
Kerry A. Barringer +
A. Gray +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
spathe-like +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
oblong-ovoid +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
streaked and spotted with maroon +, pale-yellow +  and yellow-green +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0.1mm +  and 0.3mm +
60–1500 m. +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Open woodlands and chaparral, sometimes on serpentine. +
axillary +  and terminal +
3-flowered +  and 2-flowered +
deciduous +
pilose +  and puberulent +
purple +  and green +
linear-lanceolate +
0.1mm;0.5mm +
lobed +  and entire +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Jul–Sep. +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
10 +  and 18 +
subequal +
aerial +  and subterranean +
ascending +  and erect +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (90 cm900 mm <br />0.9 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
expanded +
Cordylanthus diffusus +  and C. pilosus subsp. diffusus +
Cordylanthus pilosus subsp. pilosus +
Cordylanthus pilosus +
subspecies +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +