Allionia incarnata var. incarnata

Illustrated
Synonyms: Allionia cristata (Standley) Standley Allionia incarnata var. nudata
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 60. Mentioned on page 58.

Inflorescences: peduncle 3–15(–30) mm, sparingly glandular-puberulent, sparsely to densely spreading-villous; flower cluster 5–10(–12) mm diam. in anthesis; abaxial perianth limb 3–8(–10) mm. Fruits 3–5 mm.


Phenology: Flowering year-round, primarily early spring–late fall.
Habitat: Open arid areas, usually on sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes on gypsum
Elevation: 0-1600[-2500] m

Distribution

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Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., Okla., Tex., Utah, Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America.

Discussion

The variety is extremely variable with regard to robustness, density of pubescence, and size of flowers. B. L. Turner (1994) noted that North American collections are indistinguishable taxonomically from South American collections.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Richard W. Spellenberg +
Linnaeus +
Ariz. +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +, Okla. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +  and South America. +
0-1600[-2500] m +
Open arid areas, usually on sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes on gypsum +
Flowering year-round, primarily early spring–late fall. +
Syst. Nat. ed. +
Illustrated +
Allionia cristata +  and Allionia incarnata var. nudata +
Allionia incarnata var. incarnata +
Allionia incarnata +
variety +