Fritillaria micrantha

A. Heller

Muhlenbergia 6: 83. 1910.

Common names: Brown bells
Endemic
Basionym: Fritillaria parviflora Torrey Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 146. 1857,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 170. Mentioned on page 166, 169.

Bulb scales: large 1–4; small 12–60. Stem 4–9 dm. Leaves in 1–3 whorls of 4–6 leaves per node proximally, alternate distally, 4.5–15 cm, usually shorter than inflorescence; blade linear to narrowly lanceolate; distal leaves usually ± equaling proximalmost leaf. Flowers nodding; tepals purplish to greenish white, sometimes faintly mottled, 1–2 cm, apex not recurved; nectaries greenish white, dotted purple, narrowly lanceolate, more than 1/3 but less than 1/2 tepal length; style obviously branched for 1/3–2/3 its length, branches strongly recurved, longer than 1.5 mm. Capsules broadly winged. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Dry benches and slopes to forest
Elevation: 300–1800 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Fritillaria micrantha"
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
not recurved +
Bryan Ness +
A. Heller +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
Fritillaria parviflora +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
linear +  and narrowly lanceolate +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
obovate +  and ovate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
small +  and large +
Brown bells +
300–1800 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
thin-walled +, winged +  and capsular +
loculicidal +
rounded +  and 6-angled +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Dry benches and slopes to forest +
persistent +
4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
dotted purple +  and greenish white +
many;several +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
cupulate;campanulate +
Flowering Apr–Jun. +
Muhlenbergia +
small +  and large +
wind-distributed +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
3-branched +  and unbranched +
branched +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Fritillaria micrantha +
Fritillaria +
species +
mottled;purplish;greenish white +
distinct +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
1 +  and 3 +