Cordylanthus wrightii subsp. kaibabensis

T. I. Chuang & Heckard

Syst. Bot. Monogr. 10: 87, fig. 35i–n. 1986.

Common names: Kaibab Plateau bird’s-beak
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 678.

Stems puberulent and glandular-puberulent to glabrate. Leaves 5–7-lobed. Spikes 5–12-flowered, 25–40 mm; bracts 4–10. Pedicels: bracteoles 20–25 mm, margins pinnately lobed, lobes 5–7. Flowers: corolla pale-yellow with purple markings, 20–30 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Sep.
Habitat: Rocky openings, pine-juniper woodlands.
Elevation: 1900–2000 m.

Discussion

Subspecies kaibabensis is known from the Kaibab Plateau. Chuang and Heckard suggested that it may be derived from a past hybridization of subsp. tenuifolius and Cordylanthus kingii subsp. kingii.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
rounded +  and galeate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Kerry A. Barringer +
T. I. Chuang & Heckard +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
purple;green +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
lanceolate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
Kaibab Plateau bird’s-beak +
pale-yellow or lavender-pink +  and bright +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
1900–2000 m. +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Rocky openings, pine-juniper woodlands. +
axillary +  and terminal +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
deciduous +
glabrescent +, glandular-puberulent +  and puberulent +
5-7-lobed +
5 +  and 7 +
triangular +
0.5mm;1.5mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Aug–Sep. +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
Syst. Bot. Monogr. +
15 +  and 20 +
oblong-ovoid +
5-12-flowered +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
subequal +
aerial +  and subterranean +
ascending +  and erect +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (90 cm900 mm <br />0.9 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
expanded +
Adenostegia wrightii +
Cordylanthus wrightii subsp. kaibabensis +
Cordylanthus wrightii +
subspecies +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +