Elmera

Rydberg
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.

Distribution

nw North America.

Discussion

Species 1: nw North America.

Species 1

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

... more about "Elmera"
Elizabeth Fortson Wells +  and Patrick E. Elvander† +
Rydberg +
Yellow coralbells +
nw North America. +
For Adolph Daniel Edward Elmer, 1870–1942, collector and botanist in western North America +
in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +
Saxifragaceae +