Harrimanella hypnoides

(Linnaeus) Coville

Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci. 3: 575. 1901,.

Basionyms: Andromeda hypnoides Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 1: 393. 1753
Synonyms: Cassiope hypnoides (Linnaeus) D. Don
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 495.

Stems forming loose mats; branches lax, tips barely, if at all ascending. Leaves loosely appressed; blade linear to subulate, 2–3 × 0.5–0.8 mm, (ciliolate), apex acute. Pedicels (deep red), 0.7–1.5 cm, 3+ times longer than leaves at anthesis. Flowers erect; sepals ovate, ca. 2 mm; corolla white, ca. 4 × 3 mm, lobes distinct for ca. 1/2 their lengths, tips not recurved; stamens to 1.5 mm. Capsules 2–3.5 mm diam. 2n = 32, 48.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Damp, sheltered places in tundra at lower elevations, and in alpine or subalpine meadows, often in damp soil where snow drifts form
Elevation: 50-1900 m

Distribution

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Greenland, Nfld. and Labr., N.W.T., Nunavut, Que., Maine, N.H., N.Y., n Europe

Discussion

Harrimanella hypnoides has not been collected in New York state in more than a century and is presumed extirpated there.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"/2" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Harrimanella hypnoides"
Gary D. Wallace +
(Linnaeus) Coville +
not flaky +
Andromeda hypnoides +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
linear;subulate +
coriaceous +
0.5mm;0.8mm +
ascending;spreading;ascending;spreading;prostrate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
globose +  and ovoid +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (?) +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
Greenland +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Que. +, Maine +, N.H. +, N.Y. +  and n Europe +
50-1900 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
loculicidal +
Damp, sheltered places in tundra at lower elevations, and in alpine or subalpine meadows, often in damp soil where snow drifts form +
multicellular +
persistent +
distinct +
erose +  and entire +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
globose +  and ovoid +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
3+ times longer than leaves +
erect +  and nodding +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
small +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering Jul–Aug. +
4-5-carpellate +
Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci. +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
connate +  and distinct +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
not exserted +
decumbent to prostrate +  and erect +
straight +
conic +  and ovoid +
Cassiope hypnoides +
Harrimanella hypnoides +
Harrimanella +
species +
not recurved +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +