Lewisia longipetala

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Lewisia longipetala
Lewisia longipetala


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Montiaceae
Genus: Lewisia
Species: Lewisia longipetala



Lewisia longipetala (Piper) S.Clay, 1937


  • Homotypic
    • Calandrinia longipetala (Piper) Pax & K.Hoffm. in H.G.A.Engler, Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2. 16c: 251 (1934)
    • Lewisia pygmaea subsp. longipetala (Piper) Ferris in L.Abrams, Ill. Fl. Pacific States 2: 134 (1944)
    • Oreobroma longipetalum Piper in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 207 (1913)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
    • Regional:Southwestern USA
      • California

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


S.Clay, 1937. The Present-Day Rock Garden: 341

Additional references

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Vernacular names

English: long-petaled lewisia, Truckee lewisia
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