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POLEMONIACEAE PHLOX FAMILY

Robert Patterson, family description, key to genera

Annual, perennial herb, shrub, vine. Leaf: simple or compound, cauline (or most basal), alternate or opposite; stipules 0. Inflorescence: cymes, heads, clusters, or flower 1; bracts in involucres or not. Flower: sepals generally 5, fused at base, translucent membrane generally connecting lobes, torn by fruit; corolla generally 5-lobed, radial or bilateral, salverform to bell-shaped, throat often well defined; stamens generally 5, epipetalous, attached at >= 1 level, filaments of >= 1 length, pollen white, yellow, blue, or red; ovary superior, chambers generally 3, style 1, stigmas generally 3. Fruit: capsule. Seed: 1–many, when wetted swelling or not, gelatinous or not.
26 genera, 314 species: America, northern Europe, northern Asia; some cultivated (Cantua, Cobaea (cup-and-saucer vine), Collomia, Gilia, Ipomopsis, Linanthus, Phlox). [Porter & Johnson 2000 Aliso 19:55–91] Leptodactylon moved to Linanthus. —Scientific Editors: Robert Patterson, Thomas J. Rosatti.

Key to Polemoniaceae

LANGLOISIA

Dieter H. Wilken & Steven L. Timbrook


1 sp. (Rev. A.B. Langlois, Lousiana botanist, 1832–1990)
Unabridged references: [Timbrook 1986 Madroño 33:157–174]

L. setosissima (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
NATIVE
Annual, bristly, generally hairy; hairs branched, nonglandular. Stem: erect. Leaf: generally 0 below, alternate, simple, linear or oblanceolate, teeth 3–5, at tip, each with 1 bristle, basal teeth of upper leaves reduced to clusters of 2–3 bristles. Inflorescence: terminal, head-like; bracts leaf-like; pedicels 0–short. Flower: calyx lobes equal, bristle-tipped; corolla radial, funnel-shaped; stamens attached at or below sinuses, equal, exserted, pollen white to blue; style exserted. Fruit: lance-oblong, triangular in ×-section; outer wall of valve flat. Seed: gelatinous when wet.
2n=14. Self-compatible; generally cross-pollinated. Subspecies intergrade. [Online Interchange]

Key to Langloisia setosissima

L. setosissima subsp. punctata (Coville) Timbrook LILAC SUNBONNET
NATIVE

Common. Washes, flats, slopes, gravelly to sandy soils; < 1800 m. East of Sierra Nevada, Mojave Desert; to Nevada. Smaller-flowered populations in western Idaho, eastern Oregon. Feb–Jun [Online Interchange]

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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Jul 22 2014
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Langloisia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=51134, accessed on Jul 22 2014

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