Schoenolirion albiflorum

(Rafinesque) R. R. Gates

J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 44: 167. 1918.

Endemic
Basionyms: Amblostima albiflora Rafinesque Fl. Tellur. 2: 26. 1837
Synonyms: Oxytria albiflora (Rafinesque) Pollard
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 314. Mentioned on page 313.

Plants with coarsely fibrous leaves arising directly from top of vertical rootstock; bulbs absent. Leaves 4–7, 26–45 (–72) cm × 2–4 mm, fibers withering to usually persistent; blade flattened or ± terete with prominent adaxial groove, usually shorter than scape and inflorescence, base not fleshy. Inflorescences 1–3 (–6) -branched (occasionally simple or with secondary branches), flowers separated up to 6 cm or distally clustered; bracts lanceolate-acuminate to ovate-acuminate, basal usually much longer than distal. Flowers: tepals often strongly recurved, white or greenish white, each with greenish abaxial stripe, 5–7-veined, ovate, 3–4.5 mm, apex obtuse; ovary and style green. 2n = 48?, 49.


Phenology: Flowering May in south; late May–early Jun in north.
Habitat: Marshy pinelands, cypress bogs, wet savannas
Elevation: 0–100 m

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Schoenolirion albiflorum"
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
H. L. Sherman +
(Rafinesque) R. R. Gates +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
not fleshy +
Amblostima albiflora +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
terete +  and flattened +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
usually much longer +
lanceolate-acuminate;ovate-acuminate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
Fla. +  and Ga. +
0–100 m +
persistent +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unfertilized +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
3-lobed +, indented +  and flattened +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Marshy pinelands, cypress bogs, wet savannas +
45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br /> (72 cm720 mm <br />0.72 m <br />) +
persistent +
26cm;45cm +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
3-lobed;globose +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering May in south +  and late May–early Jun in north. +
J. Linn. Soc., Bot. +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
flattened +  and globose +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
1 +  and several +
3-lobed +  and unlobed +
Oxytria albiflora +
Schoenolirion albiflorum +
Schoenolirion +
species +
greenish white;white +
persistent +
distinct +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
3 +  and 2 +