Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al.

in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 22: 97. 1905 ,

Common names: Yellow coralbells
Etymology: For Adolph Daniel Edward Elmer, 1870–1942, collector and botanist in western North America
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 105. Mentioned on page 47, 85.
Herbs, not rhizomatous, not stoloniferous; caudex slender, scaly. Flowering stems erect, leafy, 10–35 cm, stipitate-glandular. Leaves in basal rosette and cauline, cauline leaves 2–3, smaller distally; stipules present; petiole sparsely to densely stipitate-glandular; blade orbiculate to broadly reniform, 5–9-lobed, sinuses relatively shallow, base cordate, ultimate margins crenate, apex obtuse, surfaces stipitate-glandular; venation palmate. Inflorescences spikelike racemes, from axillary buds in rosette, 10–28-flowered, bracteate. Flowers: hypanthium adnate to proximal 1/4 of ovary, free from ovary 2.5–4 mm, green, white, or cream; sepals 5, greenish yellow; petals 5, white or cream; nectary tissue not seen; stamens 5, (opposite sepals); filaments subulate; ovary 1/4 inferior, 1-locular, ovaries completely connate; placentation parietal; styles 2; stigmas 2. Capsules 2-beaked. Seeds dark brown, ellipsoid, minutely papillate. x = 7.


nw North America.


Species 1: nw North America.

Species 1

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Lower Taxa

Facts about "Elmera"
AuthorElizabeth Fortson Wells + and Patrick E. Elvander† +
AuthorityRydberg in N. L. Britton et al. +
Common nameYellow coralbells +
Distributionnw North America. +
EtymologyFor Adolph Daniel Edward Elmer, 1870–1942, collector and botanist in western North America +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
Publication titlein N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V8/V8 210.xml +
Taxon familySaxifragaceae +
Taxon nameElmera +
Taxon parentSaxifragaceae +
Taxon rankgenus +
VolumeVolume 8 +