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Jepson Interchange (more information)
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Annual to tree
Leaves simple to pinnately to palmately compound, generally alternate; stipules free to fused, persistent to deciduous
Inflorescence: cyme, raceme, panicle, or flowers solitary
Flower generally bisexual, radial; hypanthium free or fused to ovary, saucer- to funnel-shaped, often with bractlets alternate with sepals; sepals generally 5; petals generally 5, free; stamens (0)5many, pistils (0)1many, simple or compound; ovary superior to inferior, styles 15
Fruit: achene, follicle, drupe, pome, or blackberry- to raspberry-like
Seeds generally 15
Genera in family: 110 genera, ± 3000 species: worldwide, especially temp. Many cultivated for ornamental and fruit, especially Cotoneaster , Fragaria , Malus , Prunus , Pyracantha, Rosa , and Rubus
Reference: [Robertson 1974 J Arnold Arbor 55:303332,344401,611662]
Family description, key to genera by Barbara Ertter and Dieter H. Wilken.
Annual to shrub; odor resinous or 0
Leaves generally basal, odd-1-pinnate to 1-palmate or 1-ternate; leaflets ± toothed or lobed, terminal generally ± = lateral
Inflorescence: cyme, generally ± open; pedicels generally ± straight
Flower: hypanthium ± shallow; bractlets 5; sepals generally 5, ± triangular; petals generally 5, generally = or > sepals, generally ± widely obcordate, generally yellow; stamens generally 20; pistils generally many, styles generally jointed near tip
Species in genus: 200500 species: n temp
Etymology: (Latin: diminutive of powerful, for reputed medicinal value)
Reference: [Clausen, Keck, & Hiesey 1940 Carn Inst Wash Pub 520:26195]
P. anglica Laicharding is a waif from cultivated: stem trailing; pedicels 28 cm, slender; sepals and petals generally 4; leaflets 35.
Plant tufted from few-branched caudex; glands 0 or hiddenSee the CNPS Inventory for information about endangerment and rarity.
Stem prostrate to decumbent, 515 cm, ± ascending-hairy
Leaves pinnate; basal 26 cm, leaflets 24 per side, ± overlapped, 520 mm, ± oblanceolate, few-lobed ± 3/4 to midvein, often ± asymmetrically split ± to base, white-tomentose below, ± green and strigose above
Inflorescence generally 515-flowered; pedicels often ± recurved in fruit
Flower: hypanthium 2.55 mm wide; petals 46 mm; filaments ± 12 mm, anthers 0.51 mm; styles ± 1.52 mm, ± slender
Fruit ± 1.8 mm, smooth or ± ridged, pale brown
Ecology: Low areas in alpine calcareous (or granite?) rocks
Elevation: 33004000 m.
Bioregional distribution: n White and Inyo Mountains (n White Mtns, Mono Co.).