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|Family: Campanulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Githopsis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Githopsis tenella Morin
Habit: Plant hairy. Stem: clambering to erect, 3--9 cm. Leaf: 4--6.5 mm. Inflorescence: bracts 2--5.6 mm, ovate, < 5 mm apart. Flower: generally cleistogamous; pedicel 0--2 mm; sepals = ovary; corolla 2.5--3 mm, 2 × longer than wide, cylindric, lobes < tube, deep blue; filament base no wider than tip, glabrous; ovary 3--5 mm, obconic, +- 2--4.5 × longer than wide, middle +- narrowed, base long-tapered, ribs 10, those ending at sinuses +- raised, style +- 2--3 mm, distal 25% papillate. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Moist places in oak woodland; Elevation: 1100--1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH (Kern, Tulare cos.), possibly s SCoRI (Cholame Hills, Monterey Co.). Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Nancy R. Morin
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Githopsis specularioides
Next taxon: Heterocodon
Citation for this treatment: Nancy R. Morin 2016. Githopsis tenella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=27001, accessed on August 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 30, 2016.