Apacheria chiricahuensis

C. T. Mason
Madroño 23: 105, figs. 1, 2a. 1975.
Common names: Chiricahua rockflower
Conservation concernEndemicIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 11.

Shrubs 7–50 cm (often wider than tall). Leaves 3.5–7.5 × 1–2.3 mm. Sepals 3–3.5 mm, usually 2 opposing sepals slightly narrower and longer than other pair. Follicles 4–5 mm. Seeds 1–1.5 × 0.8–1 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Nov.
Habitat: Rock crevices, cliff faces, on igneous or volcanic substrates (mostly rhyolite)
Elevation: 1700–2100 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Apacheria chiricahuensis has not been documented to occur outside the flora area; its presence in poorly botanized portions of adjacent northwestern Mexico is likely.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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Charles T. Mason Jr.† +  and George Yatskievych +
C. T. Mason +
Chiricahua rockflower +
Ariz. +  and N.Mex. +
1700–2100 m +
Rock crevices, cliff faces, on igneous or volcanic substrates (mostly rhyolite) +
Flowering Apr–Nov. +
Conservation concern +, Endemic +  and Illustrated +
Apacheria chiricahuensis +
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