Acanthoscyphus parishii var. abramsii

(E. A. McGregor) Reveal

Harvard Pap. Bot. 9: 144. 2004

Common names: Abrams’s flowery puncturebract
Basionyms: Oxytheca abramsii E. A. McGregor Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36: 605, figs. 1, 2. 1909
Synonyms: Eriogonum abramsii (E. A. McGregor) S. Stokes Oxytheca parishii subsp. abramsii (E. A. McGregor) Munz Oxytheca parishii var. abramsii (E. A. McGregor) Munz
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 439. Mentioned on page 438.
Plants erect or spreading, 1–3 dm. Stems slender, 1–3(–7) cm. Leaf blades 1–3(–5) cm. Inflorescences: bracts (2–)3, triangular, awns 0.5–1.5 mm. Peduncles 0.8–2 cm. Involucres: awns 7–16, dark red, 3–4 mm.

Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Sandy flats and slopes, chaparral communities, montane conifer woodlands
Elevation: 1700-2000 m


Variety abramsii is known only from the San Rafael Mountains, Topatopa Mountain, and Mount Pinos, in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

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Lower Taxa


AuthorJames L. Reveal +
Authority(E. A. McGregor) Reveal +
BasionymsOxytheca abramsii +
Common nameAbrams’s flowery puncturebract +
DistributionCalif. +
Elevation1700-2000 m +
HabitatSandy flats and slopes, chaparral communities, montane conifer woodlands +
PhenologyFlowering Jun–Aug. +
Publication titleHarvard Pap. Bot. +
Publication year2004 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V5/V5 916.xml +
SynonymsEriogonum abramsii +, Oxytheca parishii subsp. abramsii + and Oxytheca parishii var. abramsii +
Taxon familyPolygonaceae +
Taxon nameAcanthoscyphus parishii var. abramsii +
Taxon parentAcanthoscyphus parishii +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 5 +