Diplacus fremontii

(Bentham) G. L. Nesom

Phytoneuron 2012-39: 28. 2012.

Common names: Fremont’s monkeyflower
Illustrated
Basionym: Eunanus fremontii Bentham in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle Prodr. 10: 374. 1846
Synonyms: Mimulus fremontii (Bentham) A. Gray M. subsecundus A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 431. Mentioned on page 421, 430.

Herbs, annual. Stems erect, 10–200 (–240) mm, glandular-puberulent or glandular-pubescent. Leaves basal and cauline, basal in rosette, cauline reduced distally; petiole absent; blade narrowly elliptic, sometimes obovate to oblanceolate, 2–30 (–55) × 1–10 (–16) mm, margins entire, sometimes crenate to serrate, plane, apex rounded to acute, surfaces: proximals glabrous, distals glandular-puberulent or glandular-pubescent. Pedicels 1–4 (–7 on proximal) mm in fruit. Flowers 1 per node, chasmogamous. Calyces symmetrically attached to pedicels, inflated in fruit, 5–14 mm, glandular-puberulent to glandular-pubescent or ribs almost tomentose and viscid, lobes subequal, apex rounded and apiculate or acute, intercostal areas white. Corollas magenta to dark reddish purple, throat often darker near mouth, palate ridges yellow at mouth, throat floor glabrous or minutely puberulent, tube-throat 9–23 mm, limb 8–26 mm diam., not bilabiate. Anthers included, glabrous, rarely minutely puberulent. Styles minutely puberulent. Stigmas included, lobes subequal. Capsules 6.5–13 (–14) mm. 2n = 16.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jun.
Habitat: Soft, sandy soils along washes, flood plains, areas of water runoff, sandy hilltops and flats.
Elevation: 100–2100 m.

Distribution

Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Diplacus fremontii occurs from Monterey and San Benito counties south to San Diego County, east to Kern County and adjacent Inyo County, and in Baja California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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puberulent +  and glabrous +
Acute (?) +, Apiculate (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Guy L. Nesom +  and Melissa C. Tulig +
(Bentham) G. L. Nesom +
Eunanus fremontii +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
obovate;oblanceolate +
? (?) +, ? (?) +  and ? (?) +
1mm;10mm +
glandular-puberulent +  and glandular-pubescent +
inflated +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
Fremont’s monkeyflower +
not +, rarely radially symmetric +  and weakly strongly bilabiate +
magenta;dark reddish +
glandular-pubescent +  and glandular-puberulent +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
100–2100 m. +
hairy +  and glabrous +
reflexed;nodding;erect +
reduced +
compressed;asymmetrically ovoid;lanceoloid or nearly cylindric +
Soft, sandy soils along washes, flood plains, areas of water runoff, sandy hilltops and flats. +
gland-tipped +
alternate +, opposite +, rosulate +  and subrosulate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
not bilabiate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2.6 cm26 mm <br />0.026 m <br />) +
triangular;deltate +
subequal +
palmate +  and subpinnate +
plane +, crenate +  and serrate +
wing-angled +  and angled +
basal +  and superior +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
orthotropous +  and anatropous +
rarely more or less equal to or slightly longer +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Jun. +
Phytoneuron +
tomentose +
flattened +, ovoid +  and oblong +
Illustrated +
deciduous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
Mimulus fremontii +  and M. subsecundus +
Diplacus fremontii +
Diplacus +
species +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
10 +, 9 +  and 8 +