Hexastylis speciosa

R. M. Harper

Torreya 24: 79-80. 1924.

Conservation concernEndemic
Synonyms: Asarum speciosum (R. M. Harper) Barringer
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
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Rhizomes: internodes short, leaves crowded at rhizome apex. Leaf blade variegate or not, triangular to broadly triangular, subhastate. Flowers: calyx tube abruptly contracted near middle, proximally narrowly cup-shaped, distally broadly cylindric, 10-20 × 10-20 mm, inner surface with well-developed reticulations, lobes spreading, 4-8 × 6-8 mm, adaxially puberulent; stamen connective extending slightly beyond pollen sacs; ovary ca. 1/3-inferior; ovules ca. 6 per locule; style 2-cleft to stigma. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering spring (April-May).
Habitat: Shaded sites, well-drained sandy loam in open pine-deciduous forests above acidic streams or bogs
Elevation: 70 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Hexastylis speciosa is endemic to a small area north of Montgomery, Alabama.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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Shaded sites, well-drained sandy loam in open pine-deciduous forests above acidic streams or bogs +
Flowering spring (April-May). +
Conservation concern +  and Endemic +
Asarum speciosum +
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