Acanthospermum humile

(Swartz) de Candolle in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 522. 1836

Basionyms: Melampodium humile Swartz Prodr., 114. 1788
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 37.
Plants 10–20(–30+) cm. Stems decumbent to erect. Leaf blades oval to lyrate, 10–30(–45) mm, faces ± pilosulous to sparsely sericeous, gland-dotted. Fruits strongly compressed, ± cuneate, 2–3(–4) mm, usually 3-ribbed, terminal spines 2, divergent, 2–3(–4) mm, often 1 ± uncinate, prickles ± uncinate, mostly along 2 ribs and around apices.

Phenology: Flowering all year.
Habitat: Disturbed, often sandy sites
Elevation: 0–10+ m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., S.C., West Indies, also introduced in Central America, South America.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Facts about "Acanthospermum humile"
AuthorJohn L. Strother +
Authority(Swartz) de Candolle in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle +
BasionymsMelampodium humile +
DistributionAla. +, Fla. +, S.C. +, West Indies +, also introduced in Central America + and South America. +
Elevation0–10+ m +
HabitatDisturbed, often sandy sites +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering all year. +
Publication titlein A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
Publication year1836 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V21 73.xml +
SynonymsCompositae +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameAcanthospermum humile +
Taxon parentAcanthospermum +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 21 +