Bahiopsis laciniata

(A. Gray) E. E. Schilling & Panero
Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 140: 72. 2002.
Common names: San Diego sunflower San Diego County viguiera
Basionym: Viguiera laciniata A. Gray in W. H. Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 89. 1859
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 175.

Shrubs, 50–130 cm. Leaves mostly alternate; petioles (0–)3–7 mm; blades lanceolate to lance-ovate, 1.4–4.3 × 0.6–2.5 cm, margins ± laciniate, faces sparsely strigillose and gland-dotted or resinous (abaxial resinous, shiny). Heads (1–)3–9. Peduncles 0.5–5 cm. Involucres hemispheric, 8–12 × 6–9 mm. Phyllaries 20–25, 4–8 × 1.8–2.2 mm. Paleae lance-ovate, 4.5–7.3 mm (densely glandular). Ray florets 5–13; laminae 6–12 mm. Disc florets 50+; corollas 3.5–4.6 mm. Cypselae 1.7–3.5 mm (± strigose, margins ciliolate); pappi of 2 lacerate, aristate scales 1–2.5 mm plus 2–6 (easily detached) lacerate-erose scales 0.2–0.5 mm. 2n = 36.


Phenology: Flowering Jan–Jun(–Sep).
Habitat: Xeric scrub
Elevation: 90–800 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California, Sonora).

Discussion

Within the flora area, Bahiopsis laciniata is found only in San Diego County; its range extends south into the xeric Central Desert area of Baja California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Bahiopsis laciniata"
Edward E. Schilling +
(A. Gray) E. E. Schilling & Panero +
Viguiera laciniata +
San Diego sunflower +  and San Diego County viguiera +
Calif. +, Mexico (Baja California +  and Sonora). +
90–800 m +
Xeric scrub +
Flowering Jan–Jun(–Sep). +
Bot. J. Linn. Soc. +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Lagasceinae +
Bahiopsis laciniata +
Bahiopsis +
species +