Tripterocalyx wootonii

Standley

Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 329. 1909.

Endemic
Synonyms: Abronia wootonii (Standley) Tidestrom Tripterocalyx carneus var. wootonii (Standley) L. A. Galloway
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 71. Mentioned on page 70.

Stems often reddish, at least at nodes, short glandular-pubescent, viscid. Leaves: petiole 1–6.5 cm; blade ovate to elliptic-oblong, 1.5–8 × 0.5–5 cm, margins entire, often undulate, often scabro-ciliate; surfaces glabrous or glandular-puberulent, somewhat ± glaucous abaxially. Inflorescences 10–25-flowered; bracts linear-lanceolate to ovate, 5–14 × 1.5–5 mm, papery, base often ± attenuate, margins glandular short ciliate, glabrous, or glabrate. Perianth: tube pink to pinkish red, 12–25 mm, limb white adaxially, often pinkish abaxially, 8–11 mm diam., lobes showy, over 1.5 mm. Fruits oval in profile, 13–20 (–25) × 9.5–17.5 mm, walls indurate; lateral ribs 1–3, or ribs absent, if exending into wings, only slightly raised; wings (2–) 3 (–4).


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Sandy soils, desert scrub
Elevation: 1000-2200 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., Utah.

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Tripterocalyx wootonii"
Leo A. Galloway +
Standley +
glutinous +
attenuate +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
Tripterocalyx +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
ovate;elliptic-oblong +
0.5cm;5cm +
persistent +
distinct +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
linear-lanceolate +  and ovate +
not accrescent +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
Ariz. +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +  and Utah. +
1000-2200 m +
curved +  and straight +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
1 +  and 80 +
chasmogamous +  and bisexual +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
13mm;20mm +
glabrous +  and puberulent +
spongy +  and indurate +
0.95 cm9.5 mm <br />0.0095 m <br /> (1.75 cm17.5 mm <br />0.0175 m <br />) +
Sandy soils, desert scrub +
unequal +
pinkish +  and white +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
4-5-lobed +
glabrate +, glabrous +, ciliate +, short +  and glandular +
undulate +
expanded +  and constricted +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–fall. +
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. +
rounded-conic;flat to somewhat +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
decumbent +  and semierect +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
rugose +  and smooth +
glaucous +, glandular-puberulent +  and glabrous +
Abronia wootonii +  and Tripterocalyx carneus var. wootonii +
Stout (?) +  and Slender (?) +
Tripterocalyx wootonii +
Tripterocalyx +
species +
gland-tipped +
pink;pinkish red +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
indurate +
viscid-pubescent +  and nearly glabrous +
scarious +