Allionia incarnata var. incarnata

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


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


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.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorRichard W. Spellenberg +
Authorityunknown +
DistributionAriz. +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +, Okla. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America + and South America. +
Elevation0-1600[-2500] m +
HabitatOpen arid areas, usually on sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes on gypsum +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering year-round, primarily early spring–late fall. +
Publication titleSyst. Nat. ed. +
Publication year1759 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V4/V4 115.xml +
SynonymsAllionia cristata + and Allionia incarnata var. nudata +
Taxon familyNyctaginaceae +
Taxon nameAllionia incarnata var. incarnata +
Taxon parentAllionia incarnata +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 4 +