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Aliciella latifolia subsp. latifolia
BROAD-LEAVED ALICIELLA

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: AliciellaView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Stem: erect, ascending or decumbent, glabrous, hairy, or glandular. Leaf: simple, generally alternate, tips acute, acuminate, or mucronate; basal generally in rosette, entire, toothed, or 1--2-pinnate-lobed; cauline generally reduced. Inflorescence: flowers 1--3 in bract axils. Flower: calyx membranous between lobes, lobes < tube, membranes glandular, splitting or expanding in fruit; corolla > calyx, lobes generally < tube, generally ovate, acute, acuminate. Fruit: spheric to ovoid; chambers 3; valves separating from top. Seed: 3--many, yellow to brown, not gelatinous when wet.
Species In Genus: +- 25 species: western North America. Etymology: (Alice Eastwood, curator in herbarium, California Academy of Sciences, 1859--1953)
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter

Aliciella latifolia (S. Watson) J.M. Porter subsp. latifolia
NATIVE
Habit: Annual, odor skunk-like. Stem: 10--30 cm, branches spreading, glandular-hairy below. Leaf: basal petioled, occasionally not rosetted, blade obovate, 1--7 cm wide, coarsely dentate (teeth needle-like), glandular-hairy, hairs often appressed; upper leaves reduced, needle-like. Flower: calyx fused in lower 1/2, lobes fine-pointed; corolla 7--11 mm, tube white, lobes pink or magenta adaxially, pale pink abaxially; stamens attached in lower throat, unequal, longest +- exserted, filaments (at least longest) papillate, pollen white. Fruit: 5--7 mm, >= calyx, ovoid. Seed: many, deep red-brown. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Common. Rocky slopes, washes; Elevation: < 1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: W&I, D; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Arizona. Flowering Time: (Jan)Apr--May(Jul) Note: Other subsp. in Utah.
Synonyms: Gilia latifolia S. Watson; Gilia latifolia subsp. latifolia; Gilia latifolia var. latifolia
Unabridged Note: Aliciella latifolia subsp. imperialis (S.L. Welsh) J.M. Porter restricted to Utah.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
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Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Aliciella latifolia subsp. latifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=79244, accessed on December 02, 2016.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 02, 2016.


Aliciella latifolia subsp. latifolia
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Aliciella latifolia subsp. latifolia
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Aliciella latifolia subsp. latifolia
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© 2010 Neal Kramer
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© 1999 California Academy of Sciences
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Geographic subdivisions for Aliciella latifolia subsp. latifolia:
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