Hemitomes congestum

A. Gray in War Department [U.S.]

in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. 6(3): 80, plate 12. 1858 ,.

Common names: Gnome plant
IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 396.

Inflorescences 2–10 cm; bracts cream to pink, 10–20 × 5–10 mm. Flowers: lateral sepals 10–15 × 3–6 mm, others absent or 8–12 × 2–4 mm; corolla 12–18 mm, lobes lanceolate-ovate, base not saccate, apex acute to rounded; stamens 8–12 mm; anthers erect at anthesis, 1–2 mm; ovary 3–5 × 2–4 mm, glabrous; style 3–5 × 1–1.5; stigma yellow, 1.5–2.5 mm diam. Berries 1 cm diam. Seeds 0.2–0.4+ mm diam. 2n = 104.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer(-early fall).
Habitat: Mixed- deciduous or coniferous forests
Elevation: 0-2700 m

Distribution

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B.C., Calif., Oreg., Wash.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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... more about "Hemitomes congestum"
elongate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Acute (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Gary D. Wallace +
A. Gray in War Department [U.S.] +
pink;cream +
persistent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
not fibrous +  and fleshy +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
acicular;plane +
coriaceous +
cream +  and pink +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +, in basal rosettes +  and alternate +
Gnome plant +
persistent +  and deciduous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
B.C. +, Calif. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
0-2700 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +
Mixed- deciduous or coniferous forests +
multicellular +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
3mm +  and 6mm +
whorled +, , +, opposite +, pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
scale-like +
reduced +
lanceolate-ovate +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
8-12×2-4 mm +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
intruded-parietal +
2mm;4mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering late spring–summer(-early fall). +
in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. +
not connate +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br />) +
distinct +
distinct +
2 +  and 4 +
flattened +  and canoe--shaped +
elongate +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
decumbent +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
1.5mm +  and 2.5mm +
umbilicate +
straight +
1 (?) +  and 1.5 (?) +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Hemitomes congestum +
Hemitomes +
species +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +