Fauria crista-galli (Menzies) Makino
FamilyGentianaceae — APG family: Menyanthaceae
SynonymsMenyanthes crista-galli Menzies, Villarsia crista-galli (Menzies) Hook., Nephrophyllidium crista-galli (Menzies) Gilg.
DescriptionGlabrous; stem from thick, fleshy, reddish-brown rhizome, covered with old leaf bases; leaves broadly reniform to cordate, often broader than long and somewhat emarginate, finely crenate; flowers in open cymes; calyx lobes lanceolate-triangular; corolla longer than calyx, white, rotate with short tube and ovate-lanceolate lobes, with erose-undulate membrane running lengthwise; capsule elongate, much longer than calyx. 5 ak
EcologyBogs, swamps.
The Japanese plant belongs to subsp. japonica (Franch.) Gillett.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.