Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 2: 396, plate 13. 1815
sw United States, Mexico, South America.
Species 9 (2 in the flora).
Aspicarpa comprises three species in Mexico, with two of those in the flora area, and six species in South America south of the Amazon valley.
|1||Chasmogamous flowers in (2–)4(–7)-flowered umbels, occasionally corymbs, terminating leafy shoots; petals carrot yellow; plants erect or decumbent with branches ascending; blades of larger leaves 6–23 mm wide, length 1.3–2.5 times width; staminodes equaling or longer than fertile stamens, surpassing sepals; nutlet with dorsal crest entire.||Aspicarpa hirtella|
|1||Chasmogamous flowers borne singly in axils of full-sized leaves; petals lemon yellow, outermost sometimes with red blotch; plants erect or spreading-ascending; blades of larger leaves 2–8 mm wide, length (2.2–)2.7–7(–8.3) times width; staminodes shorter than fertile stamens, ± hidden by sepals; nutlet with dorsal crest coarsely toothed.||Aspicarpa hyssopifolia|
|Author||William R. Anderson† +|
|Distribution||sw United States +, Mexico + and South America. +|
|Etymology||Greek aspis, shield, and karpos, fruit, alluding to shape of nutlet of A. hirtella in abaxial view +|
|Publication title||Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. +|
|Publication year||1815 +|
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|Taxon family||Malpighiaceae +|
|Taxon name||Aspicarpa +|
|Taxon parent||Malpighiaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 12 +|