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Heckner's Lewisia

Lewisia cotyledon var. heckneri (C. V. Morton) Munz

Comprehensive Description

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Oreobroma heckneri Morton, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 44: 9 1931.
Perennial, with a thick fleshy rootstock; basal leaves numerous, horizontal, oblanceolate, 5-7.5 cm. long, 2 cm. wide, thick, fleshy, conspicuously fleshy-toothed above the middle, acute or obtuse at the apex, the petioles keeled; stem scape-like, 1 dm. long or more; stemleaves oval, obtuse, about 1 cm. long, conspicuously serrate, the teeth of the upper glandtipped; pedicels very short; sepals 5 mm. long, 7 mm. wide, truncate at the apex, conspicuously nerved, and with gland-tipped teeth; petals about 7, rose-red, oblong, about 17 mm. long, 3.5 mm. wide; stamens about 9. Perhaps not specifically distinct from 0. HmvtiliL
Type locality: Northern California.
DisTKim TION: Known only from the type locality.
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Percy Wilson, Per Axel Rydberg. 1932. CHENOPODIALES. North American flora. vol 21(4). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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