Cordylanthus wrightii subsp. tenuifolius

(Pennell) T. I. Chuang & Heckard

Syst. Bot. Monogr. 10: 86. 1986.

Endemic
Basionyms: Cordylanthus tenuifolius Pennell Notul. Nat. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 43: 9. 1940
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 678.

Stems scabrous. Leaves 3–7-lobed. Spikes 5–12-flowered, 25–30 mm; bracts 4–10. Pedicels: bracteoles 20–25 mm, margins toothed distally. Flowers: corolla pale-yellow with purple markings, 20–25 mm. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Oct.
Habitat: Open, rocky sites, pinyon-juniper woodlands.
Elevation: 1300–2000 m.

Discussion

In areas where their distributions overlap, subspp. tenuifolius and wrightii intergrade in the shape of the bracteoles and overall indument.

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 +
(Pennell) T. I. Chuang & Heckard +
Cordylanthus tenuifolius +
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 />) +
pale-yellow or lavender-pink +  and bright +
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 /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Ariz. +  and N.Mex. +
1300–2000 m. +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Open, rocky sites, pinyon-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 +
3-7-lobed +
triangular +
0.5mm;1.5mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Jul–Oct. +
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 /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 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. tenuifolius +
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 />) +