T: California, Butte Co., Honcut, 1 May 1982, L.Ahart 3402; holo: NY; iso: CAS, MO etc.
Flowers 1 (–2); bracts 2 (–3), rounded to obtusely ovate, usually unpigmented, sometimes brown at base, 0.7–1.3 mm long; pedicels 0.4–0.9 mm long. Tepals lanceolate to ovate or oblong, subequal, with inner to 0.3 mm longer than the rounded outer ones, obtuse to acuminate; central band remaining green with a black apex or turning reddish. Capsule globose to ovoid to ellipsoid, (1.5–) 2.5–4.5 mm long, subequal to (sometimes to 0.5 mm longer than, rarely to 0.5 mm shorter than) tepals. Fig. 59.