Hexastylis minor

(Ashe) H. L. Blomquist

Brittonia 8: 275. 1957.

EndemicIllustrated
Basionym: Asarum minus Ashe J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 14: 33. 1897
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Rhizomes: internodes short, leaves crowded at rhizome apex. Leaf-blade variegate, cordate to subreniform. Flowers: calyx-tube cylindric to cylindric-campanulate, sometimes with prominent transverse ridge just below sinuses, 9-16 × 8-16 mm, inner surface longitudinally ridged with low reticulations between ridges, lobes spreading, 6-10 × 8-12 mm, adaxially puberulent; stamen connective not extending beyond pollen-sacs; ovary ca. 1/3-inferior; ovules 6 per locule; style notched at apex. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering winter–spring (Feb–May).
Habitat: On slopes, bluffs, and flood plains of small streams, deciduous forests
Elevation: 100-500 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broad" is not a number.

... more about "Hexastylis minor"
Alan T. Whittemore +  and L.L. Gaddy +
(Ashe) H. L. Blomquist +
Asarum minus +
triangular +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
cylindric;cylindric-campanulate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
merous +  and petaloid +
tubular +
enlarged +
fan--shaped +
N.C. +, S.C. +  and Va. +
100-500 m +
sessile +  and petiolate +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
On slopes, bluffs, and flood plains of small streams, deciduous forests +
axillary +  and terminal +
leathery;membranous +
petiolate +  and simple +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
puberulent +
8mm;12mm +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
inferior +  and superior +
Flowering winter–spring (Feb–May). +
4-6-carpellate +
weak;strong +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
distinct +
notched +
differentiated +
Hexastylis minor +
Hexastylis +
species +
differentiated +
evergreen +  and perennial +