Anulocaulis annulatus

(Coville) Standley

Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 375. 1909

Basionyms: Boerhavia annulata Coville Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 4: 177, plate 18. 1893
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 29. Mentioned on page 27, 28.
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Illustrator: Bee F. Gunn
Herbs, stout perennial. Stems 0.5–2 m. Leaves: 4–6 pairs proximal to inflorescence; petiole 1–7 cm; blade broadly ovate to almost reniform, 2–10 × 2–9.5 cm, base broadly rounded to truncate or cordate, apex rounded to broadly obtuse, adaxial surface yellow-green, abaxial surface much paler, both surfaces moderately villous-hirsute, hairs with dark brown to blackish pustulate bases. Flowers 5–15 in umbel-like clusters on branches of inflorescence; perianth 9–10 mm, tube very pale pink to rose-pink, densely shaggy-hairy, limbs very pale pink to rose-pink, gradually flared; stamens 3, exserted 1–2 mm. Fruits broadly fusiform, 3.5–6 × 2.1–2.7 mm, not secreting mucilage when wetted; ribs 10, well defined, linear, low, narrow; equatorial ridge absent or occasionally low, linear, and incomplete. 2n = 24.

Phenology: Flowering late winter–late summer, occasionally mid fall.
Habitat: Dry, gravelly outwash fans, talus slopes, roadsides
Elevation: 70-1200 m




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Facts about "Anulocaulis annulatus"
AuthorRichard W. Spellenberg +
Authority(Coville) Standley +
BasionymsBoerhavia annulata +
DistributionCalif. +
Elevation70-1200 m +
HabitatDry, gravelly outwash fans, talus slopes, roadsides +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering late winter–late summer, occasionally mid fall. +
Publication titleContr. U.S. Natl. Herb. +
Publication year1909 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V4/V4 45.xml +
Taxon familyNyctaginaceae +
Taxon nameAnulocaulis annulatus +
Taxon parentAnulocaulis +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 4 +