Cordylanthus tenuis subsp. tenuis

IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Cordylanthus bolanderi (A. Gray) Pennell C. pilosus subsp. bolanderi (A. Gray) Munz C. pilosus var. bolanderi A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 677. Mentioned on page 667, 676.

Stems puberulent to glandular-pubescent proximally. Leaves green, linear, entire. Inflorescences 1–3-flowered; bracts green, entire, hirsute with a few long hairs near margins. Flowers: corolla 10–20 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Openings in conifer woodlands.
Elevation: 300–2600 m.

Discussion

Subspecies tenuis grows in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada with a disjunct population in the Klamath Range. Some plants from the central Klamath Range are similar to subsp. viscidus, which has three-lobed inflorescence bracts.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
rounded +  and galeate +
2-fid (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
Kerry A. Barringer +
A. Gray +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
spathe-like +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.3mm +  and 2mm +
300–2600 m. +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Openings in conifer woodlands. +
axillary +  and terminal +
deciduous +
glabrous +, pilose +  and puberulent +
purple +  and green +
narrowly lanceolate +  and linear-lanceolate +
0.5mm;1mm +
toothed +, entire +  and 3-lobed +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Jul–Sep. +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
6 +  and 16 +
ovoid +  and rhomboid +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
subequal +
aerial +  and subterranean +
erect +  and ascending +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
expanded +
Cordylanthus bolanderi +, C. pilosus subsp. bolanderi +  and C. pilosus var. bolanderi +
Cordylanthus tenuis subsp. tenuis +
Cordylanthus tenuis +
subspecies +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (?) +