Pedicularis aurantiaca

(E. F. Sprague) Monfils & Prather

Madroño 54: 311. 2008.

Common names: Indian warrior
Endemic
Basionyms: Pedicularis densiflora subsp. aurantiaca E. F. Sprague Aliso 4: 130. 1958
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 514. Mentioned on page 513.

Plants 10–50 cm. Leaves: basal 1–10, blade lanceolate, 30–200 x 20–70 mm, 2-pinnatifid, margins of adjacent lobes nonoverlapping or extensively overlapping distally, 1-serrate, surfaces glabrous, hispid, or downy, abaxial veins downy; cauline 4–20, blade lanceolate, 15–250 x 5–100 mm, 2-pinnatifid, margins of adjacent lobes nonoverlapping or extensively overlapping distally, serrate, surfaces glabrous or hispid to downy. Racemes simple, 1–5, exceeding basal leaves, each 10–50-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 10–35 x 3–5 mm, undivided to pinnatifid distally, proximal margins entire, surfaces glabrous. Pedicels 2–4 mm. Flowers: calyx 12–24 mm, downy, lobes 5, narrowly triangular, 5.5–7.5 mm, apex entire, ciliate; corolla 23–43 mm, tube dark red, purple, or orange-yellow, 9–17 mm; galea dark red, purple, or orange-yellow, 14–26 mm, beakless, margins entire medially and distally, apex straight; abaxial lip dark red, purple, or orange-yellow, 3–7 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Mixed coniferous forests.
Elevation: 600–2100 m.

Discussion

Pedicularis aurantiaca is distinguished from P. densiflora by smaller abaxial lip lobes and longer calyces.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Pedicularis aurantiaca"
orange-yellow +, purple +  and dark red +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
beakless +  and beaked +
straight +
Bruce W. Robart +
(E. F. Sprague) Monfils & Prather +
Pedicularis densiflora subsp. aurantiaca +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
2-pinnatifid;lanceolate;2-pinnatifid;lanceolate +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
5mm;100mm +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
undivided +  and pinnatifid +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
tubular +, campanulate +  and symmetric +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br />) +
fleshy +  and woody +
whorled +  and alternate +
Indian warrior +
white +, yellow +, red +, purple +  and pink +
2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br /> (4.3 cm43 mm <br />0.043 m <br />) +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
600–2100 m. +
hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
orange-yellow +, purple +  and dark red +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2.6 cm26 mm <br />0.026 m <br />) +
Mixed coniferous forests. +
axillary +  and terminal +
spiral +, whorled +, alternate +  and opposite +
deciduous +
basal +  and cauline +
triangular +
entire +, serrate +  and 1-serrate +
overlapping +  and nonoverlapping +
crenate +  and serrate +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering Apr–Jun. +
10-50-flowered;simple +
5 +  and 100 +
5 +  and 2 +
subequal +
aerial +  and subterranean +
Woolly (?) +, Villous (?) +, Hispid (?) +  and Glabrous (?) +
glabrous;hispid;downy +
Elephantella +  and Pediculariopsis +
Pedicularis aurantiaca +
Pedicularis +
species +
orange-yellow;purple;orange-yellow;purple;dark red +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +