Pityopus californicus

(Eastwood) H. F. Copeland

Madroño 3: 155. 1935 (as californica) ,.

Common names: Pine foot
IllustratedEndemic
Basionyms: Monotropa californica Eastwood Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29: 75, plate 7. 1902
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 395.

Inflorescences 1–4 cm; bracts cream, 1–2 × 0.5–2 cm. Flowers: lateral sepals 1–1.8 × 0.5 cm, others 0.8–1.2 × 0.3–0.5 cm; petals oblong, 1–1.5 × 0.4–0.7 cm, base slightly saccate, apex rounded; stamens 0.6–1.1 cm; anthers horizontal at anthesis, 1–1.5 mm diam.; ovary 3–5 × 2.5–5 mm, glabrous; style 3–5 × 2–3 mm; stigma 5+ mm diam., apex depressed. Berries 5–8 (–10) diam. Seeds ca. 0.2–0.4 mm diam.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Moist, coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests
Elevation: 30-1800 m

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Pityopus californicus"
horizontal +
horseshoe--shaped +
Gary D. Wallace +
(Eastwood) H. F. Copeland +
yellowish;cream +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
not fibrous +  and fleshy +
Monotropa californica +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
acicular;plane +
coriaceous +
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 /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +, in basal rosettes +  and alternate +
Pine foot +
persistent +  and deciduous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Calif. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
30-1800 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +
Moist, coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests +
multicellular +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
whorled +, , +, opposite +, pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
scale-like +
reduced +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
intruded-parietal +
2.5mm;5mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
distinct +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
(4-)5-carpellate +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br />) +
distinct +
distinct +
flattened +  and canoe--shaped +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
decumbent +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
umbilicate +
straight +
2mm +  and 3mm +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Pityopus californicus +
Pityopus +
species +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +