Cordylanthus wrightii subsp. wrightii

Synonyms: Cordylanthus wrightii var. pauciflorus Kearney & Peebles
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 678.

Stems puberulent to sparsely puberulent and/or glandular-puberulent. Leaves 3–5-lobed. Spikes 2–4-flowered, 20–30 mm; bracts 2 or 3. Pedicels: bracteoles 15–30 mm, margins toothed distally. Flowers: corolla bright-yellow or lavender-pink with purple markings, 20–25 mm. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Dry openings, pinyon-juniper woodlands, sagebrush scrub.
Elevation: 1600–2200 m.

Distribution

Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., Tex., Utah, Mexico (Chihuahua)

Discussion

The inflorescence bracts of subsp. wrightii are three- to nine-lobed; northern populations tend to have three-lobed bracts; southerly populations have bracts with five to nine lobes.

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 +
A. Gray in W. H. Emory +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
purple;green +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 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 />) +
lavender-pink +  and bright-yellow +
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. +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Utah +  and Mexico (Chihuahua) +
1600–2200 m. +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Dry openings, pinyon-juniper woodlands, sagebrush scrub. +
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 +
3-5-lobed +
triangular +
0.5mm;1.5mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Jul–Sep. +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. +
15 +  and 20 +
oblong-ovoid +
2-4-flowered +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 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 +
Cordylanthus wrightii var. pauciflorus +
Cordylanthus wrightii subsp. wrightii +
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 />) +