Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae (Rose ex Morton) Moran  
Family: Crassulaceae
Gila County liveforever,  more...
[Dudleya collomiae Rose ex Morton]
Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae image
Liz Makings  
LEAVES: 5-15(-20) cm long, 1-2.5 cm wide, 2-6 mm thick. FLORAL STEMS: 1.5-4 dm tall, 3-6 mm thick. CYME branches 3-12 cm long, 4-12-flowered. FLOWERS: sepals 4-7 mm long; corolla 12-16(-20) mm long. 2n = 102-, 136. NOTES: Rock crevices and rocky slopes; Gila, Maricopa, Mohave, Pinal, Yavapai cos.; 450-1800 m (1500-6000 ft); Mar-Jun. REFERENCES: Moran, Reid. 1994. Bixaceae. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 27, 190-194.
Caudices 1.5-3 cm diam. Leaf blades 5-15 × 1-2.5 cm, 2-6 mm thick. Inflorescences: floral shoots red, 5-12-leaved, 15-40 × 0.3-0.6 cm; cincinni 4-15-flowered, 3-12 cm. Pedicels 5-20 mm. Flowers: sepals 4-7 mm; petals bright yellow, red-tinged, 12-16(-20) mm. 2n = 136. Flowering spring. Rock crevices and rocky slopes; 400-1800 m; Ariz. The well-isolated polyploid subsp. collomiae is similar to the diploid subsp. aloides, differing mainly in its larger flowers.

Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae image
Liz Makings  
Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae image
Eugene, (Gene) Sturla  
Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae image
Liz Makings  
Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae image
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