Hexastylis naniflora

H. L. Blomquist

Brittonia 8: 280. 1957.

Conservation concernEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Rhizomes: internodes short, leaves crowded at rhizome apex. Leaf-blade variegate, cordate to orbiculate-cordate. Flowers: calyx-tube cylindric to cylindric-campanulate, sometimes with prominent transverse ridge just above middle, 6-13 × 4-7 mm, inner surface longitudinally ridged with low reticulations between ridges, lobes spreading, 4-7 × 4-7 mm, adaxially puberulent; stamen connective not extending beyond pollen-sacs; ovary 1/2-inferior; ovules 6 per locule; style notched at apex. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering late winter–spring (Mar–Jun).
Habitat: Acidic sandy loam on bluffs and in ravines in deciduous forests, often associated with Kalmia latifolia
Elevation: 500-700 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

The name Asarum naniflorum (H. L. Blomquist) Pfeifer has never been validly published.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broad" is not a number.

... more about "Hexastylis naniflora"
Alan T. Whittemore +  and L.L. Gaddy +
H. L. Blomquist +
triangular +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
cylindric;cylindric-campanulate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
merous +  and petaloid +
tubular +
enlarged +
fan--shaped +
N.C. +  and S.C. +
500-700 m +
sessile +  and petiolate +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
Acidic sandy loam on bluffs and in ravines in deciduous forests, often associated with Kalmia latifolia +
axillary +  and terminal +
leathery;membranous +
petiolate +  and simple +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
puberulent +
4mm;7mm +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
inferior +  and superior +
Flowering late winter–spring (Mar–Jun). +
4-6-carpellate +
weak;strong +
Conservation concern +  and Endemic +
distinct +
notched +
differentiated +
Hexastylis naniflora +
Hexastylis +
species +
differentiated +
evergreen +  and perennial +