Bastardia viscosa

(Linnaeus) Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al.
in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 5(fol.): 199.
,
5(qto.): 256. 1822.
Illustrated
Basionyms: Sida viscosa Linnaeus Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1145. 1759
Synonyms: Bastardia guayaquilensis Turczaninow B. parvifolia Kunth S. bastardia de Candolle S. foetida Cavanilles
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 237.

Plants 0.5–1.5 m. Stems often malodorous, sometimes also with simple hairs 2 mm. Leaf blades 4–8 cm (often smaller), apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescences usually leafy panicles. Pedicels slender. Flowers: calyx 4–5 mm, viscid; corolla usually 6+ mm, petals 4–5 mm. Schizocarps 5–6 mm diam.; mericarps muticous. Seeds 2 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering year-round.
Habitat: Shrublands, thickets, disturbed vegetation, pastures, roadsides
Elevation: 0–500 m

Distribution

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Tex., e Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela).

Discussion

Bastardia viscosa is known only from the lower Rio Grande valley.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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Paul A. Fryxell† +  and Steven R. Hill +
(Linnaeus) Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al. +
Sida viscosa +
Tex. +, e Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +, South America (Colombia +, Ecuador +, Peru +  and Venezuela). +
0–500 m +
Shrublands, thickets, disturbed vegetation, pastures, roadsides +
Flowering year-round. +
in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. +
Illustrated +
Bastardia guayaquilensis +, B. parvifolia +, S. bastardia +  and S. foetida +
Bastardia viscosa +
Bastardia +
species +