Potentilla demotica

Ertter

J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1: 53, fig. 2. 2007.

Common names: Hualapai cinquefoil
Conservation concernEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 185. Mentioned on page 184.

Short hairs not well differentiated from long hairs, absent or sparse throughout. Stems 0.2–1.5 (–2) dm. Basal leaves usually palmate, sometimes ternate, 2–8 cm; petiole 1–7 cm, long hairs common, spreading to ascending, 1.5–2.5 mm, weak to ± stiff, glands abundant; leaflets (3–) 5, central oblanceolate, 0.5–1.5 (–2) × 0.4–0.8 cm, scarcely petiolulate, distal ± 3/4 of margins ± evenly incised 1/2–3/4 to midvein, teeth 2–3 (–4) per side, surfaces green, long hairs sparse to common, 0.5–1.5 mm, glands abundant. Inflorescences 1–7-flowered. Pedicels 0.5–1 (–2) cm. Flowers: epicalyx bractlets ovate-elliptic, 1–2.5 × 1–1.5 mm; hypanthium 2–3 mm diam.; sepals 2.5–4 mm, apex obtuse; petals ± paler abaxially, bright-yellow adaxially, ± obcordate, 3–7 × 2.5–4 mm; filaments 1.3–2 mm, anthers 0.5 mm; carpels 5–12, styles 2–2.5 mm. Achenes 1.5–1.8 mm, smooth to lightly rugose.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Crevices on granitic outcrops, in Yellow pine forests
Elevation: 2300–2400 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Potentilla demotica is known from a single granitic knoll in the Hualapai Mountains, Mohave County. The species was reported as a western range extension of P. subviscosa by M. Butterwick et al. (1991); it differs in rock-dwelling habit, petal color, and epicalyx, among other characters.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Potentilla demotica"
smooth +  and lightly rugose +
1.5mm +  and 1.8mm +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +
Barbara Ertter +
Ertter +
ternate +  and palmate +
opposite +  and alternate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
Subviscosae +
25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
less cordate or reniform +  and narrowly elliptic +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
reduced +
free +  and distinct +
hairy +  and glabrous +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Hualapai cinquefoil +
not +  and aggregated +
2300–2400 m +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
5-merous +, racemiform +, open +, cymose +  and 2-10(-20)-flowered +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
deciduous +
on style scar +, hairy +  and glabrous +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.26 cm2.6 mm <br />0.0026 m <br />) +
Crevices on granitic outcrops, in Yellow pine forests +
stoloniferous +  and short-rhizomatous +
straight +
weak +  and more or less stiff +
spreading +  and ascending +
sparse +  and common +
crisped +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
differentiated +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
bipinnate +, odd-pinnate +, subpalmate +, palmate +  and ternate +
opposite +  and alternate +
marcescent +
well-developed +
persistent +
cauline +  and basal +
reduced +
separate +  and slightly overlapping +
orbiculate +, elliptic +  and broadly obovate or cuneate +
linear +  and oblanceolate +
palmate +  and pinnate +
1/5 +  and 3/4 +
inferior +  and superior +
clustered +, biseriate +  and superposed +
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 />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
free +  and distinct +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Jun. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
palmate +  and ternate +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
usually not much longer +
J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +  and spreading +
lanceolate +  and broadly ovate or deltate +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Conservation concern +  and Endemic +
free +  and distinct +
not rooting +
reddish +  and green +
1-3(-5) times basal leaves +
prostrate to decumbent +
1 +  and many +
not flagelliform +
palmate +  and pinnate +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
deciduous +
distinct +
subapical +
papillate-swollen +, tapered-columnar +  and filiform +
rough-thickened +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
not glaucous +
Potentilla demotica +
Potentilla sect. Subviscosae +
species +
2 +  and 3 +
inconspicuous +
enlarged +
tufted +  and rosetted +
biennial +, annual +  and perennial +
herb +  and matted +