Glyptopleura setulosa

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 9: 211. 1874.

Common names: Keyesia holly-dandelion
IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Glyptopleura marginata var. setulosa (A. Gray) Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 362.

Plants 2–6 cm. Leaves 1–6 cm, margins narrowly white-crustose. Heads 3–4 cm diam. (often appearing disproportionately large for size of plants). Calyculi: margins of outer bractlets crustose-toothed mostly near apices. Involucres 10–15 mm. Florets 7–14; corollas cream to pale-yellow, aging pink or purple, ligules 15–25 mm, exserted 10–20 mm beyond involucres.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Sandy desert flats, rocky soil, arid grasslands, often with Larrea
Elevation: 1000–1400 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Nev., Utah.

Discussion

Glyptopleura setulosa is found in the Mojave desert. Some authors (e.g., P. A. Munz 1974; G. L. Stebbins 1993b) have included G. setulosa within G. marginata. The taxa appear to be readily distinguishable and worthy of recognition as distinct species.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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expanded +
scarious +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
David J. Keil +
A. Gray +
oblanceolate +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
tuberculate +, rugose +, muricate +  and smooth +
crustose-denticulate +
filiform +
barbellulate +  and smooth +
Keyesia +  and holly-dandelion +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
purple +, pink +, aging +, cream +  and pale-yellow +
light-brown +  and straw-colored +
4-5-angled +, flattened +  and subcylindric +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Nev. +  and Utah. +
1000–1400 m +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sandy desert flats, rocky soil, arid grasslands, often with Larrea +
indeterminate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +  and 4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (?) +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
cylindric;urceolate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and basal +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +  and 6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (?) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
crustose-toothed +
reduced +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering Mar–May. +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +  and unequal +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
flat;convex +
alternating +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
branched +  and simple +
prostrate +  and ascending +
1 +  and 25 +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Glyptopleura marginata var. setulosa +
Glyptopleura setulosa +
Glyptopleura +
species +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +