Dudleya
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ABRAMSII ssp. BETTINAE (Hoover) Bartel, 1991

Synonym : Dudleya bettinae  Hoover (1965)

 

Distribution : USA (California: San Luis Obispo County); rocks in serpentine grassland, 50 - 180 m, rare.

 

 

Differs from ssp. abramsii:

 

Stems 0.3 - 2 cm in diameter.

 

Rosettes in groups of 10 - 40, richly branched and cushion-forming.

 

Leaves ± cylindrical, apically pointed, 2 - 7 x 0.2 - 0.7 cm, ± glaucous.

 

Inflorescence : Scape 5 – 25 cm.

 

Flowers : Petals apically often tinged violet, with few violet spots, tube 1 - 2 mm.

 

The leaves of ssp. bettinae, ssp. murina and ssp. parva contain a violet dye, which becomes visible when they are crushed.



 




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