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Keckiella breviflora var. glabrisepala


Higher Taxonomy
Family: PlantaginaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key
Common Name: PLANTAIN FAMILY
Habit: Annual to shrub, some aquatic. Leaf: basal or cauline, alternate or opposite (whorled), simple, entire to dentate or lobed, venation generally pinnate; stipules 0. Inflorescence: raceme, spike, or flowers axillary in 1--few-flowered clusters; flowers few to many, each subtended by 1 bract. Flower: unisexual or bisexual, radial or bilateral; sepals 4--5, generally fused at base; corolla 4--5-lobed, scarious or not, persistent or not, generally 2-lipped, upper lip generally 2-lobed, lower generally 3-lobed, spur present or not, tube sac-like at base or not; stamens 2 or 4, alternate corolla lobes, epipetalous, staminode 0 or 1--2, anthers opening by 2 slits; ovary superior, [1]2--4-chambered, style 1, stigma lobes 0 or 2. Fruit: generally a capsule, septicidal, loculicidal, circumscissile, or dehiscing by terminal slits or pores.
Genera In Family: +- 110 genera, +- 2000 species: worldwide, especially temperate. Note: Veronicaceae sensu Olmstead et al. Recently treated to include Callitrichaceae, Hippuridaceae, and most non-parasitic California genera of Scrophulariaceae (except Buddleja, Diplacus, Erythranthe, Limosella, Lindernia, Mimetanthe, Mimulus, Myoporum, Scrophularia, Verbascum). California Maurandya moved to Holmgrenanthe and Maurandella. Mohavea moved to Antirrhinum. Limnophila ×ludoviciana Thieret an occasional agricultural weed in rice fields. Hebe ×franciscana (Eastw.) Souster, Hebe speciosa (R. Cunn.) Andersen only cultivated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, except as noted
Scientific Editor: Robert Patterson, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Genus: KeckiellaView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Common Name: BUSH PENSTEMON
Habit: Subshrub or shrub. Stem: wand-like to much-branched. Leaf: drought-deciduous, +- opposite or in 3s, distal occasionally alternate; sessile to short-petioled. Inflorescence: panicle or spike-like; bracts reduced. Flower: calyx lobes 5, +- equal; corolla +- white, +- yellow, or red, short-glandular outside, upper lip +- hooded, 2-lobed, lobes rounded, external in bud, lower lip rounded, lobes often reflexed; stamens 4, filaments attached at 1 level, densely nonglandular-hairy at base, anthers small, glabrous, anther sacs generally spreading flat at dehiscence; staminode well developed, glabrous to densely bearded; nectary a disk; stigma unlobed. Fruit: septicidal and sometimes also loculicidal at tip, ovoid. Seed: many, irregularly angled.
Species In Genus: 7 species: especially California, western Nevada, western Arizona, Baja California. Etymology: (David D. Keck, California botanist, 1903--1995; Keckia used earlier, for genus of fossil algae) Note: Red-flowered species are hummingbird-pollinated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Noel H. Holmgren
Reference: Freeman et al. 2003 Syst Bot 28:782--790
Unabridged Reference: Straw 1966 Brittonia 18:80--95; Wolfe et al. 2002 Syst Bot 27:138--148
Species: Keckiella brevifloraView Description 


Stem: 5--20 dm; young stems glabrous, glaucous. Leaf: opposite, subsessile; main leaves 10--40 mm, +- (ob)lanceolate, generally serrate. Inflorescence: glabrous to sticky-hairy. Flower: calyx 4--8 mm, lobes lanceolate to ovate, acuminate; corolla 12--18 mm, white, cream, or rose-tinged, lobes sometimes rose-tinged, lined +- purple or +- pink, tube + throat 4--8 mm, upper lip 8--12 mm; anther sacs 0.6--0.8 mm; staminode glabrous near tip, slightly exserted. Chromosomes: 2n=16.

Keckiella breviflora var. glabrisepala (D.D. Keck) N.H. Holmgren
NATIVE
Flower: calyx glabrous.
Ecology: Rocky slopes, forest, chaparral; Elevation: < 2800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, s CaR, SN, ScV, SCoRI, n SNE exc W&I; Distribution Outside California: western Nevada. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Keckiella breviflora subsp. glabrisepala (D.D. Keck) Straw
Jepson eFlora Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Noel H. Holmgren
Reference: Freeman et al. 2003 Syst Bot 28:782--790
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Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & Noel H. Holmgren 2012, Keckiella breviflora var. glabrisepala, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, https://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=60466, accessed on June 17, 2021.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2021, Jepson eFlora, https://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on June 17, 2021.

Keckiella breviflora var. glabrisepala
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NCoRI, s CaR, SN, ScV, SCoRI, n SNE exc W&I
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