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in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 34: 37. 1914
Etymology: Generic name Amauria, and Greek - opsis, resembling
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 392. Mentioned on page 364, 366, 383, 393.
Biennials (sometimes flowering in first year, sometimes persisting), 10–80+ cm. Stems erect, usually branched distally, sometimes from bases. Leaves usually basal and cauline; alternate; petiolate; blades deltate to ovate or oblong (in broad outline), usually 1–2-ternately lobed (lobes mostly oblong to obovate), ultimate margins entire or toothed, faces ± scabrellous to hirtellous, usually gland-dotted. Heads radiate, in loose, corymbiform arrays. Involucres ± hemispheric or broader, 10–18+ mm diam. Phyllaries persistent, 12–21+ in ± 2 series (reflexed in fruit, distinct, ± oblanceolate or lanceolate to lance-attenuate, subequal, thin-herbaceous, margins membranous, sometimes purplish, apices usually attenuate to ± caudate). Receptacles convex, pitted, epaleate. Ray florets 10–21+, pistillate, fertile; corollas yellow. Disc florets 30–80+, bisexual, fertile; corollas yellow, tubes longer than funnelform throats, lobes 5, ± lanceolate (usually longer than throats). Cypselae obpyramidal, 4-angled, usually glabrous, sometimes hirtellous; pappi 0. x = 12.
w United States, n Mexico.
Resurrection of Amauriopsis, which was included in Bahia Lagasca by W. L. Ellison (1964), is predicated largely on the work of B. G. Baldwin et al. (2002).
Facts about "Amauriopsis"
|Author||John L. Strother +|
|Authority||Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al. +|
|Distribution||w United States + and n Mexico. +|
|Etymology||Generic name Amauria, and Greek - opsis, resembling +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||Barbara Alongi +|
|Publication title||in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +|
|Publication year||1914 +|
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|Synonyms||Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Bahiinae + and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Palafoxiinae +|
|Taxon family||Asteraceae +|
|Taxon name||Amauriopsis +|
|Taxon parent||Asteraceae (tribe Heliantheae) subtribe Chaenactidinae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 21 +|