Lewisia rediviva var. minor

(Rydberg) Munz

Man. S. Calif. Bot., 598. 1935.

Endemic
Basionym: Lewisia minor Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 327. 1932
Synonyms: Lewisia rediviva subsp. minor (Rydberg) A. H. Holmgren
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 484.

Basal leaf-blades clavate to narrowly oblanceolate, grooved adaxially. Flowers: sepals 10–12 (–15) mm; petals 15 mm; stamens 20–30; pedicel (1–) 3–8 mm.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Dry rocky places
Elevation: 1900-2800 m

Discussion

Variety minor occurs at higher elevations than does var. rediviva and is known from the southern Sierra Nevada and Tooele County, Utah.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
Obtuse (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Mark A. Hershkovitz +  and Sean B. Hogan +
(Rydberg) Munz +
ephemeral +  and evergreen +
Lewisia minor +
occasionally dentate;crisped +
subterete +, linear +  and clavate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
persistent +
4 (?) +  and 7 (?) +
subulate +  and linear-lanceolate +
subequal +
circumscissile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (?) +
enlarged +
gradually +  and sessile +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
white +  and paler +
subumbellate +
Calif. +, Nev. +  and Utah. +
1900-2800 m +
disarticulate in fruit +  and persistent +
Dry rocky places +
paniculate +  and racemose +
terminal +  and axillary +
exstipulate +  and secund +
subrosulate +, rosulate +, alternate +, subopposite +  and opposite +
cauline +  and basal +
entire to somewhat +
glandular-toothed +, toothed +, entire +  and crisped +
plurilocular +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
connate +  and distinct +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (?) +
Flowering late spring–early summer. +
Man. S. Calif. Bot., +
estrophiolate +
Black (?) +  and Brown (?) +
6 +  and 25 +
papillate +
sculpted +
2mm +  and 2.5mm +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
persistent +
broadly elliptic;ovate +
subequal +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
distinct +  and scarcely connate and/or adnate +
20 (?) +  and 30 (?) +
branched +, simple +  and scapelike +
deciduous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
4 +  and 9 +
Lewisia rediviva subsp. minor +
Lewisia rediviva var. minor +
Lewisia rediviva +
variety +
fleshy +  and succulent +
15 +, 14 +, 13 +, 12 +, 11 +  and 10 +