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|Family: Campanulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nemacladus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nemacladus twisselmannii J.T. Howell
Habit: Plant 0.5--1 cm, cushion-like, branches several from base. Stem: base dull, red-brown. Leaf: 2--3 mm, +- spoon-shaped, entire, hairy, narrowed to wide petiole. Inflorescence: +- head-like; axis obscure; bracts 1--1.5 mm, oblong, flat; pedicels 2--4 mm, 0.2 mm diam, erect, straight. Flower: not inverted; hypanthium 0.5 mm; sepals +- 1 mm, linear, erect; corolla divided 1/2 to base, white, hairy, tube bell-shaped, 2 adaxial lobes erect, 0.5--1.5 mm, 3 abaxial spreading, 0.5--1.5 mm; filaments +- 1.5 mm, tip +- curved, glabrous, cells attached at base of filaments, long-pointed, anthers 0.3 mm; ovary 2/3-inferior in fruit. Fruit: +- 3.5 mm, base rounded, tip +- pointed. Seed: 0.7--0.8 mm, elliptic to elliptic-oblong, with deeply impressed, vertical lines crossed by fine transverse lines.
Ecology: Granitic sands, rocks, yellow-pine forest; Elevation: 2240 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH (n Kern Co.). Flowering Time: Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Nancy R. Morin
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Nemacladus tenuis var. tenuis
Next taxon: Porterella
Citation for this treatment: Nancy R. Morin 2016. Nemacladus twisselmannii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34515, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.