Erythronium pluriflorum

Shevock

Madroño 37: 268, fig. 3. 1991.

Common names: Golden fawn-lily
EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 159. Mentioned on page 155.

Bulbs ± ovoid, 40–75 mm. Leaves 7–30 cm; blade green, oblanceolate to elliptic, margins ± wavy. Scape 8–35 cm. Inflorescences 1–10-flowered. Flowers: tepals yellow, bronze in age, lanceolate, 15–28 mm, not auriculate at base; stamens 8–12 mm; filaments yellow, slender; anthers yellow; style yellow, 6–8 mm; stigma unlobed or with very short, rounded lobes shorter than 1 mm. Capsules obovoid, 2–4 cm.


Phenology: Flowering summer (Jun–Jul).
Habitat: Open montane coniferous forests
Elevation: 2300–2600 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Erythronium pluriflorum is known only from Madera County.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number.

... more about "Erythronium pluriflorum"
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
loculicidal +
Geraldine A. Allen +  and Kenneth R. Robertson +
Shevock +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
narrowed +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
glabrous +  and glaucous +
oblanceolate +  and elliptic +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
additional +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
Golden fawn-lily +
2300–2600 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
erect +  and nodding +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +, septicidal +  and loculicidal +
obovoid +  and oblong +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Open montane coniferous forests +
persistent +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
recurved +  and erect +
rounded +
many;several +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering summer (Jun–Jul). +
reddish +  and green +
elongating +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
many +  and few +
more sparingly without than those extensive vegetative reproduction +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
1 +  and several +
with very short , rounded lobes +  and unlobed +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Erythronium pluriflorum +
Erythronium +
species +
bronze;yellow +
distinct +
spreading +  and reflexed +
not auriculate +  and lanceolate +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
lanceolate;ovate +
3 +  and 2 +