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Dudleya saxosa (M. Bieb. Jones) Britt. & Rose

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Dudleya saxosa (M. E. Jones) Britton & Rose, Bull. N. Y
Bot. Gard. 3: 15. 1903.
Cotyledon saxosum M. E. Jones, Contr. West. Botany 8 : 28. 1898.
Tufted, acaulescent. Leaves numerous, fleshy and semiterete in living specimens, in dried specimens flattened and apiculate, very narrow, 2.5-8 cm. long, green or somewhat glaucous when young ; flowering stems 10-25 cm. long, reddish, their leaves ovate-linear, a little clasping at base; pedicels 10-12 mm. long, erect; calyx deeply 5-parted, 5-8 mm. long, the lobes lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate; corolla 10-12 mm. long, at first yellowish but drying reddish, the lobes rather broad and acute.
Type locality : Panamint Canon, California. Distribution : Panamint mountains of southern California.
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John Kunkel SmaII, George Valentine Nash, Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose, Per Axel Rydber. 1905. ROSALES, PODOSTEMONACEAE, CRASSULACEAE, PENTHORACEAE and PARNASSIACEAE. North American flora. vol 22(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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Dudleya saxosa

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Dudleya saxosa is a perennial succulent plant species in the family Crassulaceae, within the genus Dudleya, which are commonly known as liveforevers.[1]: 84  This species is a complex of 3 subspecies of plants, isolated and disjunct in distribution from one another, each with varying levels of ploidy and morphology.[2] One plant is native throughout the deserts and mountains of Southern California, another is found in the Panamint Mountains, and one is found throughout central Arizona.[3]

Description

Dudleya saxosa is plant that grows from a rosette of fleshy leaves, which may be flat and blade-shaped to somewhat cylindrical. It bolts one or more erect stems which are usually dull pink to red in color, sometimes with pale green coloration. Atop the stems are compact inflorescences of flowers with bright yellow petals.

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References

  1. ^ a b c Mojave Desert Wildflowers, Pam MacKay, 2nd ed., 2013, ISBN 978-0-7627-8033-4
  2. ^ Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). "Dudleya saxosa". Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). New York and Oxford – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  3. ^ a b Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). "Dudleya saxosa subsp. aloides". Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). New York and Oxford – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  4. ^ Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). "Dudleya saxosa subsp. saxosa". Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). New York and Oxford – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  5. ^ "ITIS Standard Report Page: Dudleya saxosa ssp. collomiae". www.itis.gov. Retrieved 2021-08-15.
  6. ^ Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). "Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae". Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). New York and Oxford – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

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Dudleya saxosa: Brief Summary

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Dudleya saxosa is a perennial succulent plant species in the family Crassulaceae, within the genus Dudleya, which are commonly known as liveforevers.: 84  This species is a complex of 3 subspecies of plants, isolated and disjunct in distribution from one another, each with varying levels of ploidy and morphology. One plant is native throughout the deserts and mountains of Southern California, another is found in the Panamint Mountains, and one is found throughout central Arizona.

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