Argemone aenea

G. B. Ownbey

Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 50. 1958

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
Plants annual or short-lived perennial. Stems 3-8 dm, prickly. Leaf blades: abaxial surface prickly on veins, adaxial surface unarmed or sparingly prickly on veins; proximal lobed 3/4-5/6 distance to midrib. Inflorescences: buds ellipsoid-oblong, body 15-20 × 13-16 mm, prickly; sepal horns terete, 7-12 mm, unarmed or with a few basal prickles. Flowers 7-12 cm broad, often subtended by 1-2 foliaceous bracts; petals bright yellow to golden or bronze; stamens ca. 150; filaments red or purplish; pistil 4-5-carpellate. Capsules narrowly ellipsoid-oblong, 25-35 × 12-16 mm (including stigma and excluding prickles), coarsely prickly, surface clearly visible, prickles very unequal, longest ca. 8 mm. Seeds 1.5-1.7 mm. 2n = 28.

Phenology: Flowering and fruiting early spring–summer.
Habitat: Dry plains and low hills, road and field margins
Elevation: 0-1500 m

Distribution

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Tex., Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas).

Discussion

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

Facts about "Argemone aenea"
AuthorGerald B. Ownbey +
AuthorityG. B. Ownbey +
DistributionTex. +, Mexico (Coahuila +, Nuevo León + and and Tamaulipas). +
Elevation0-1500 m +
HabitatDry plains and low hills, road and field margins +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting early spring–summer. +
Publication titleMem. Torrey Bot. Club +
Publication year1958 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V3/V3 1149.xml +
Taxon familyPapaveraceae +
Taxon nameArgemone aenea +
Taxon parentArgemone +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 3 +