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Langloisia setosissima

Higher Taxonomy
Family: PolemoniaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Common Name: PHLOX FAMILY
Habit: 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.
Genera In Family: 26 genera, 314 species: America, northern Europe, northern Asia; some cultivated (Cantua, Cobaea (cup-and-saucer vine), Collomia, Gilia, Ipomopsis, Linanthus, Phlox). Note: Leptodactylon moved to Linanthus.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson, family description, key to genera
Scientific Editor: Robert Patterson, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Genus: LangloisiaView Description 


Species In Genus: 1 sp. Etymology: (Rev. A.B. Langlois, Lousiana botanist, 1832--1990)
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken & Steven L. Timbrook

Langloisia setosissima (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
NATIVE
Habit: 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. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Note: Self-compatible; generally cross-pollinated. Subspecies intergrade.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken & Steven L. Timbrook
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Citation for this treatment: Dieter H. Wilken & Steven L. Timbrook 2016. Langloisia setosissima, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=30158, accessed on May 05, 2016.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 05, 2016.


Langloisia setosissima subsp. setosissima
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Langloisia setosissima subsp. setosissima
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© 2010 Neal Kramer
Langloisia setosissima subsp. setosissima
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© 2010 Neal Kramer
Langloisia setosissima subsp. setosissima
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© 1998 Christopher L. Christie
Langloisia setosissima subsp. punctata
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© 2005 Steve Matson
Langloisia setosissima subsp. punctata
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© 1998 Christopher L. Christie

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