Uvularia grandiflora

Smith
Exot. Bot. 1: 99, plate 51. 1804.
Common names: Large-flowered bellwort uvulaire grandiflore
IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 149. Mentioned on page 148.

Rhizomes short, ca. 1 cm, bearing clustered, fleshy roots; stolons absent. Stems 1–several, 1-branched, rounded, 2–7.5 dm, glabrous, typically bearing 1 leaf below lowest branch. Leaf blades perfoliate, elliptic to ovate-oblong, 6–13.5 × 2–6.5 cm, white-pubescent (rarely glabrous) on abaxial veins, margins smooth, apex acute. Flowers 1–3(–4) per stem; peduncles 1–2.5 cm, bearing 1 perfoliate bract; tepals golden yellow, 25–50 × 3–10 mm, smooth adaxially, apex acuminate; stamens 10–25 mm; anthers (8–)12–15(–20) mm; connectives 0.3–0.7 mm; ovary sessile, obovoid; style 8–12 mm; stigma lobes 2–5 mm. Capsules obovoid to obpyramidal, 3-lobed, 1–1.5 × 1–2 cm, 2 truncate beaks per lobe, lobes rounded. Seeds 2.5–4.5 mm; arils membranous. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering spring–early summer.
Habitat: Rich moist woods, calcareous to neutral soils
Elevation: 0–1100 m

Distribution

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Man., Ont., Que., Ala., Ark., Conn., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., N.H., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Okla., Pa., S.Dak., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Frederick H. Utech +  and Shoichi Kawano +
Large-flowered bellwort +  and uvulaire grandiflore +
Man. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, Conn. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.H. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Pa. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +  and Wis. +
0–1100 m +
Rich moist woods, calcareous to neutral soils +
Flowering spring–early summer. +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Oakesia +  and Oakesiella +
Uvularia grandiflora +
Uvularia +
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