Image of Heckner's lewisia
Creatures » » Plants » » Angiosperms » » Miner's Lettuce »

Heckner's Lewisia

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

Comprehensive Description

provided by North American Flora
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.
bibliographic citation
Percy Wilson, Per Axel Rydberg. 1932. CHENOPODIALES. North American flora. vol 21(4). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
visit source
partner site
North American Flora