Apacheria chiricahuensis

C. T. Mason

Madroño 23: 105, figs. 1, 2a. 1975

Common names: Chiricahua rockflower
Conservation concernEndemicSelected by author to be illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 11.
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Illustrator: Barbara Alongi
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


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.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorCharles T. Mason Jr.† + and George Yatskievych +
AuthorityC. T. Mason +
Common nameChiricahua rockflower +
DistributionAriz. + and N.Mex. +
Elevation1700–2100 m +
HabitatRock crevices, cliff faces, on igneous or volcanic substrates (mostly rhyolite) +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering Apr–Nov. +
Publication titleMadroño +
Publication year1975 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V9/V9 12.xml +
Special statusConservation concern +, Endemic + and Selected by author to be illustrated +
Taxon familyCrossosomataceae +
Taxon nameApacheria chiricahuensis +
Taxon parentApacheria +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 9 +