Nothochelone nemorosa

(Douglas) Straw

Brittonia 18: 85. 1966.

IllustratedEndemic
Basionyms: Chelone nemorosa Douglas Bot. Reg. 14: plate 1211. 1828
Synonyms: Penstemon nemorosus (Douglas) Trautvetter
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 81. Mentioned on page 57, 80.

Stems clustered, 22–120 cm. Leaves: petiole 0–2 (–5) mm; blade ovate to lanceolate or elliptic, (18–) 40–140 × (4–) 15–40 mm, base cuneate to rounded, margins with (0 or) 1–5 (–7) teeth per cm, ape× acute to acuminate, surfaces glabrous or puberulent-pubescent mostly along veins. Cymes 3–38 cm. Pedicels 3–27 mm; bracteoles lanceolate, 3–10 × 1–2 mm. Flowers: caly× lobes (1–) 3–13 × 1–3 (–4) mm; corolla-tube (14–) 17–23 × 8–11 mm, abaxial lip (3–) 4–10 × 1–5 mm, adaxial keeled, shorter than abaxial, 2.4–5 mm; adaxial filaments 12–20 mm; staminode 7–15 mm, coarsely bearded for entire length, hairs tan to orange; ovary glabrous, septum complete, locules equal, subtended by nectariferous disc; style terete, 15–28 mm, glabrous. Capsules ovoid, 9–15 × 5–9 mm. Seeds 2–4 × 0.5–1.1 mm, including wings. 2n = 30.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Cliffs, rocky places, trails in moist, humid, conifer and mixed evergreen forests.
Elevation: 0–2700(–3100) m.

Distribution

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

Discussion

Nothochelone nemorosa has sometimes been included in Chelone or Penstemon; studies of anatomy (R. M. Straw 1966; A. D. Nelson 1995) and molecular variation (A. D. Wolfe et al. 1997, 2002) support its separation in a monospecific genus.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"bearded" is not a number.

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0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.24 cm2.4 mm <br />0.0024 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Allan D. Nelson +
(Douglas) Straw +
alternate +, opposite +, whorled +, helical +  and subopposite +
cuneate;rounded +
Chelone nemorosa +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
ovate;lanceolate or elliptic +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
15mm;40mm +
lanceolate +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
paler +, pinkish +  and bluish purple or maroon-red +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (38 cm380 mm <br />0.38 m <br />) +
B.C. +, Calif. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
drupe-like +
0–2700(–3100) m. +
curved +  and straight +
puberulent +  and hirsute +
1 +  and 4 +
Cliffs, rocky places, trails in moist, humid, conifer and mixed evergreen forests. +
tan +  and orange +
terminal +  and axillary +
persistent +  and deciduous +
ovate;lanceolate +
dentate +  and serrate +
acuminate +
axile +  and parietal +
basal +, apical +  and superior +
tenuinucellate +, unitegmic +  and hemitropous +
campylotropous +, hemianatropous +  and anatropous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (2.7 cm27 mm <br />0.027 m <br />) +
5 +  and 4 +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
minute +
Tan (?) +  and Brown (?) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
flattened +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.11 cm1.1 mm <br />0.0011 m <br />) +
distinct +  and connate +
campanulate +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (?) +  and 1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (?) +
climbing +  and scrambling +
sprawling +, creeping +  and prostrate +
reclining;arching +
22 cm220 mm <br />0.22 m <br /> (120 cm1,200 mm <br />1.2 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
puberulent-pubescent +  and glabrous +
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Nothochelone nemorosa +
Nothochelone +
species +
gibbous +  and not spurred +